Gladys Merle Edington McCown


Obituary Notice

Gladys Merle Edington McCown, 93, of Little Rock, died on Tuesday, August 19, 2003. She was born December 5, 1909 in Walnut Lake (now Pickens) to the late Grover Cleveland Edington and Kathrine Gertrude Roberson Edington. On December 22, 1929, she married George Snell McCown, Sr. in Dumas.

She is survived by a sister, Hazel Edington Bethune of Heber Springs; her husband, George Snell McCown, Sr. of Little Rock; three children: Jeanne McCown Dellrie of Phoenix, AZ; George Snell McCown, Jr. of Ukiah, CA; and LTC John Edington McCown, Sr. (US Army, Ret.) of Newport News, VA; 14 grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, a sister, Josephine Edington Montgomery of Memphis, TN, and a daughter, Janis McCown McCaw formerly of Heber Springs, AR

A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 25th, at 11:00 a. m. at Olmstead Funeral Home in Heber Springs with Rev. L. B. Jordan of Arkadelphia officiating. Grave side services will follow at Cleburne County Memorial Gardens in Heber Springs.

Arrangements are by Ruebel Funeral Home of Little Rock.

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  • Our deepest sympathy.
    Bill and Norma Williams
    Arkadelphia, Arkansas