Gladys Paxton

Gladys Paxton, 80, of Columbia, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at Florida Waterman Hospital in Tavares, Fla., after an illness.

She was owner of the Adair Florist in Columbia for more than 25 years and a long-time member of the Columbia United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a sister, Janice (George) Bertram of Hodgenville; two nephews, Bryan Bertram of Hodgenville and Dale York of New Castle, Ind.; and a niece, Connie Whitlock of Indianapolis, Ind.

The funeral is at 2 p.m. CST Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in Columbia. Burial will be in the Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 2 p.m. CST Monday at the funeral home.

Published in The News-Enterprise on Dec. 10, 2012