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Anthony, Gladys V.

Apr 13, 2016

Gladys V. Anthony, 93, of Thomas Addition, New Martinsville, WV, passed away at her daughter’s home on Monday, April 11, 2016.

She was born November 29, 1922 in New Martinsville, the daughter of the late Lloyd E. and Lena M. Kocher Smith.

Gladys was a 72 year member of the First Baptist Church, New Martinsville, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary 6327, and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 28.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, whom passed in 2009, David D. Anthony; four brothers, Homer, Lawrence, Highland and James Smith.

Survivors include one daughter, Judith (Francis) Hill of New Martinsville; four grandchildren, Cynthia (Dennie) Malson of New Martinsville, Daniel Hill of Highlands, TX, Rebecca (Tony) Haney of Bloomington, IL, and Michael (Bobbie) Hill of Gahanna, OH; nine great-grand children, Shane (Joy) Shriner, Rachel Newlin, Ryan Hill, Claire Hill, Christian Haney, Truitt Hill, Cuttler Hill, Carriegan Hill, and Cash Hill; three great- great-grandchildren, Gracelynn, Damon, and Emmett Shriner; two sisters, Florence (Vernon) Straub and Emma Jean (Dean) Rufener both of Sardis, OH; one sister-in-law, Vera Smith of Sardis; several nieces and nephews and her beloved grand-dogs, Jack and Johnnie.

Family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home and Crematory, 751-3rd Street, New Martinsville, where funeral service will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Don Biram officiating.

Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park, New Martinsville, WV.

Contributions may be made to Journey Hospice C/O – Sistersville General Hospital, 314 S. Wells Street, Sistersville, WV 26175.

Sympathy expression at grisellfuneralhomes.com