Gladys (Jenkins) Caldwell(June 11, 1918)

Gladys Jenkins Caldwell, 94, of London, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at 9:05 p.m. in the Sisters on Elm.
She was born on June 11, 1918, in Ironton, Ohio, a daughter of Theodore and Adeline (Blankenship) Van Meter.
She was retired as a LPN from Orient Developmental Center and was a member of the London Church of God.
Gladys is survived by her daughters, Faye Jenkins of London, Glenna (Gene) Humphrey of Columbus, Dorothy (Dick) Rice of Logan; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Erma Shew of Springfield, Emogene Brumfield of Greenfield; and brother, Harley Van Meter of Pedro, Ohio.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Samuel Caldwell; brothers, Eugene, Burton and Melvin Van Meter; and sister, Dorothy Mootz.
Gladys' family invites friends to call at the RADER-LYNCH & DODDS FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 124 E. High St., London, Ohio on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, from 10 a.m. until time of service at noon. Interment will follow in Somerford Township Cemetery. A buffet luncheon will follow at the Red Brick Tavern on U.S. Route 40.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.rldfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Madison Press on Dec. 7, 2012