Feb 27, 1925 - Jan 12, 2013 MiDWEST CITY Gladys Fern Grubbs, 87, of Midwest City, OK, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013. She was born to Benjamin Franklin and Gladys Fern (Coots) Merritt on Feb. 27, 1925, in Shawnee, OK. She was a homemaker and a member of the Del City Church of the Nazarene. She came to Midwest City in December of 1950, previously living in Shawnee. Fern was a loving grandmother, enjoyed hunting and fishing with her husband and made quilts. Fern is survived by her son, Charles Grubbs and wife Kathryn; daughter-in-law, Carolyn; three grandsons, Chris, Ricky, and Terry; five great-grandchildren and one sister. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert Eldon; son, Robert; daughter, Kathryn; and great-granddaughter, Elaine. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Barnes Friederich Funeral Home Chapel, with burial at Arlington Cemetery, Midwest City, OK.
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Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 15, 2013