Gladys Kephart Obituary

Gladys  Kephart
Gladys Kephart
Gladys Kephart

June 16, 1912 - December 1, 2003
Born in Sharon, KS
Resided in Johnston, IA
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Gladys A. Kephart, 91, passed from this life on Monday, December 1, 2003 at Bishop Drumm Care Center in Johnston. Cremation rites have been accorded and a Celebration of Gladys' life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 5 at the Bishop Drumm Chapel, 5837 Winwood Drive. Her final resting place will be at Masonic Cemetery in Des Moines.

Gladys was born the daughter of John and Jessie Stuart Suhler on June 16, 1912 in Sharon, KS. In 1943, Gladys married Clifford F. Kephart in Des Moines. He preceded her into eternal life in June of 1980. A resident of Des Moines for nearly 60 years, she was a former school teacher with the Des Moines Public Schools at Hillis Elementary for 23 years, retiring in 1976. Gladys was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and the Delta Kappa Gamma Teacher's Sorority.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Worrell of Urbandale; three grandchildren, Jeff Worrell and his wife Shari of Carmel, IN, Kim Letizia and her husband Nick of Grimes and Cindy Crandall and her husband Mike of Urbandale; nine great- grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Irene Suhler of Lawrence, KS. In addition to her husband, Gladys was preceded into eternal life by her four brothers and her son- in-law, William Worrell in July of 1998.

The family will greet friends from 1 p.m. until the service hour on Friday at Bishop Drumm Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family has respectfully requested that memorials may be made either to Bishop Drumm Care Center or Mercy Hospice.

Arrangements by Westover Funeral Home.

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Bishop Drumm
5837 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA US 50131
Friday, December 5, 2003
2:00 PM
MEMORIAL SERVICE
Bishop Drumm
5837 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA US 50131
Friday, December 5, 2003
2:00 PM