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Gladys Rathbun

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Gladys Rathbun, 95, of Hayti, Mo., died Tuesday, May 22, 2007, at St. Anthony Medical Center in St. Louis, Mo.

Born May 23, 1911, at Caruthersville, Mo., daughter of the late Finley Levi and Bertha Ella Lane Murphy, she attended Caruthersville School and was a member of the Nazarene Church in Goshen, Ark.

She married Tom Bell, who preceded her in death, she later married O.K. Warren, who preceded her in death in 1960 and later married Rev. Harvey Rathbun, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by six infant children; two sons, Danny Warren and Finley Bell and one brother, Willard Murphy.

Survivors include two sons, Tom Bell, of Neosho, Mo., and Kenneth Warren, of Eureka, Mo.; one sister, Delia Ashbaugh, of Hayti; nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 27, at the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel in Hayti with Bros. Leroy Thornton and Doug Wahls officiating.

Burial was in the Little Prairie Cemetery at Caruthersville.

Pallbearers were Keith, Steve and Ronnie Warren, Brian Caddy, Eric and Randy Luye and Martin Ray.