1928 - 2014 Gladys Meyer Bay, 86, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at Christus Hospital-St. Elizabeth, Beaumont. She was born on November 16, 1928, in Brenham, Texas, to Elsie and Walter Meyer, Sr. Gladys always looked forward to spending time with her family who all loved her dearly. Her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren always brought a big smile to her face and a sparkle in her eyes. She also spent over sixty years working in the field of insurance. Gladys retired from GBS Insurance Agency in 2012, at the age of 83. She was very dedicated to her career and truly loved her years in the insurance industry and all the special people she met along the way. Gladys is survived by her niece, Susan Meyer Geyser and her husband, William, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Kristin Geyser of Nashville, Tennessee; Tiffany McKenzie and her husband, Matthew, of Beaumont; Megan Geyser of Lawrence, Kansas; Denise Arthur and her husband, Craig, of Houston; Diane Nicholas and her husband, Hayden, of Austin; Linnea Carlson-Bay and her husband, Fredrick Martensson, of Los Angeles, California; and Eric Carlson-Bay of Stockholm, Sweden; great-grandchildren, Colton Nicholas, Christian Arthur, and Thomas McKenzie; dear friend, Kathy Herrera and her husband, George, and their children, Lauren and Cameron; and her loving friend and caretaker, Margie Seals. Gladys is preceded in death by her husband, Don Sears Bay; and brothers, Walter Meyer, Jr. and Gene Meyer. A gathering of Mrs. Bay's family and friends will begin at 11:30 a.m., with her funeral service to follow at 12:30 p.m., Friday, December 19, 2014, at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home, 13001 Katy Freeway, Houston. Her interment will follow at Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Houston. Complete and updated information may be found at: broussards1889.com.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 18, 2014