Gladys Spivey

Gladys Worrell Spivey SUFFOLK - Gladys Worrell Spivey, 83, passed away July 22, 2011. A native of Holland, Va., she was the daughter of the late Samuel James Worrell and Mary Jane Holland Worrell. She was also predeceased by her husband, Malvern Pitman Spivey; sisters, Willie Mae Blythe and Polly Jane Worrell; brothers, Elmo, Clinton, Linwood, Roy and S. Jimmie Worrell. Gladys retired from Obici Hospital after 35 years as a nurse anesthetist. She later worked part-time for the Suffolk Health Department. She was a member of First Baptist Church, a Cub Scout leader, and member of the Nansemond County Home Demonstration Club. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Judith S. and Thomas Hodges; her son and daughter in-law, G. Alan and Jane Spivey; grandchildren, Megan, Chelsea and Faith Hodges and Allison Spivey; sisters, Lucille Judkins, Nell Williams, Mary Edith Carter and sister-in-law, Inez Story Worrell. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, July 30, at 2 p.m. at Parr Funeral Home and Crematory with Dr. Don Solomon officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the , Suffolk Chapter, 604 Constance Woods Drive, Suffolk, VA 23434. Condolences may be registered online at

Published in The Virginian Pilot on July 27, 2011