GLADYS BARKLEY, 106 years, 9 months and 25 days, of Convoy, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013. She was born Sept. 29, 1906 in Van Wert County, Ohio the daughter of the late Gilbert Franklin Fensler and Rosa Etta (Feasby) Fensler. She married Floyd H. Barkley on May 31, 1928, he passed away on July 4, 1990. Surviving are her sons, Harold (Marie) Barkley of Fort Wayne, Max (Nancy) Barkley of Fort Wayne, and Mervin (Arlene) Barkley of Scott, Ohio; daughters, Carol J. Cavanaugh and Eula Rose Jerome, both of Convoy; sister-in-law, Joella Fensler of Fort Wayne; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. Service is 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 29, 2013 at Countryside Chapel United Methodist Church, rural Convoy, Ohio with calling one hour prior. Rev. Wayne Kargas officiating. Visitation also from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 28, 2013 at Cowan & Son Funeral Home. Burial at I.O.O. F. Cemetery, Tully Township, Van Wert, Ohio. Memorials to Countryside Chapel United Methodist Church or VanCrest of Convoy Activity Fund. Arrangements by Cowan Funeral Home.

Funeral Home

Cowan & Son Funeral Home - Van Wert
616 S Washington St  Van Wert, OH 45891
(419) 238-6385

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on July 26, 2013