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Gladys Means

Gladys Mae Means (Shields)

August 30, 1924 - July 25, 2020
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Obituary

CALCUTTA, OHIO – Gladys M. Means, 95, of East Liverpool passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Calcutta Health Care Center.

Gladys was born in Chester on August 30, 1924 a daughter of the late Hobert and Violet (Wolfe) Shields. Gladys was a member of Campground Community Church. She was also a member of the Social Order of Beauceant and Order of the Eastern Star Crystal Chapter 18. Gladys retired in 1982 from Hall China as a gold liner and decorator.

Preceding Gladys in death were her husband Ira Morris Means, Jr; son Robert M. Means; two daughters Betty Taylor and Margie Mosser; four sisters Patty Shields, Grace Ours, Shirley Gutierrrez and June Chuck; five brothers Ray, Bert, Bill, Jack and Jim Shields and five grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are her granddaughter, who took care of her, Kathy (Biser) Heath of Salem; sister and Florence Reed of Calcutta; ten grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

Friends may visit at the Dawson Funeral Home on Wednesday where the family will be present from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. where Pastor Tom Adkins will conduct a funeral service Wednesday at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Yellow Creek Cemetery.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Dawson Funeral Home
    Address
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
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  • Service

    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Dawson Funeral Home
    Address
    215 West Fifth Street
    East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
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    Officiant
    Pastor Tom Adkins
  • Interment

    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 |
    When
    Wednesday, July 29th, 2020
    Location
    Yellow Creek Cemetery
    Address
    17365 State Route 45
    Wellsville, Ohio 43968
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Forever in our hearts , The Boyd's

Posted at 09:30pm
Loving memories will be cherished forever granddaughter Tiennette , grandson in-law Allen , great grandsons Johnnathan Nathan & Zakariah
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Tammy Friss

Posted at 11:18pm
It is very hard to describe the memory of an Aunt especially a "Shield's Aunt". All I can say is Aunt Gladys was always good to me and in later years she always sent me Birthday cards and always with a handwritten message. She will be missed and eternally in my memory! Tammy Reed (Friss).

Edward Chuck

Posted at 07:25pm
I'll never forget your laugh! It was unbelievably contagious! Rest in Peace Aunt Gladys.
 

Lorie Means Posted at 08:31pm

I am your name sake, I have kept your last name from 46 years...I am so very sad and I am deeply ashamed that I just know found out about your death. I live in Texas and due to Covid it may not be safe to travel. ...may you rest in Peace My mawl Means...love you , Lorie Means
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