Gladys Ernst

Monday, February 18, 2002

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Gladys M. Ernst, 93, of Perryville died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2002, at Perry County Nursing Home.

She was born Nov. 9, 1908, at Perry County, daughter of Ernst and Genevieve Tucker Moore.

She and Gilbert A. Ernst were married June 9, 1922. He died Sept. 8, 1968.

Ernst was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, a former member of the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary in Perryville.

Survivors include three daughters, Linda McDermott of Independence, Mo., Sandy Schetter of Cape Girardeau and Joyce Ernst of Perryville; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons, seven brothers and six sisters.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 6:30 to 9:40 a.m. Wednesday at Young and Sons Funeral Chapel. A parish wake will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Vincent de Paul Church, with the Rev. Joe Williams officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.