Gladys M. Halverson
September 6, 1926 - September 23, 2021
Gladys Marie Halverson, 95, passed away on September 23, 2021 in Ashland. Gladys was born September 6, 1926, in Verdon, Nebraska, to CC (Clayton) and Mildred McVicker. Gladys married James A. Griffin and celebrated 55 years together until his death in 1997. She married Don Halverson in 1998, enjoying 12 years together until his death in 2010. She was active in her church for many years and even when she could not attend, she maintained her faith and closeness to Jesus.
Gladys is survived by brother, Robert (Bob) McVicker (Marion), of Spokane Washington. Son, Guy Griffin (Joy), of Albuquerque New Mexico, son James Griffin (Debbie), of Talent, Gene Halverson (Connie), of Vancouver Washington, Cynthia Cantor (Mike), of Surprise, Arizona, Craig Halverson (Terry), of Napa, Idaho. Grandchildren: Gene Griffin (Bernice); Jeff Griffin; Kelly Griffin; Robin Bass (Ryan); Elisa Griffin; Amanda Rogers (Bernard); Bonnie Barron (Manuel); Fr. Dan Parrish of Portland; Jennifer Parrish, of Beaverton, along with 14 great and six great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews; all of whom she loved with her whole heart.
Service will be Saturday, October 30, 2021, at 1 p.m., followed by the reception at 2 p.m., at the Willamette Community Church, 420 SE 3rd Ave., Albany, OR 97321. All arrangements are in the care of McHenry Funeral home of Corvallis. Gladys will be laid to rest at the Willamette National Cemetery.