Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Gladys Pauline (McGinnis) Myers

Gladys Pauline Myers, age 96, of Shelby, died Friday, February 27, 2015 at the Crestwood Care Center in Shelby.

She was born February 24, 1919 in Heath, Ohio the daughter of the late Daniel and Harriet (Moose) McGinnis. Mrs. Myers was a former employee of The Peoples Store and The Fashion Shop both in Shelby. She also helped her husband Marlin on their family farm. Gladys was a member of First Lutheran Church in Shelby. In her younger years, she was a 4-H advisor for many years, was a member of a mothers club and Piecemakers Quiltters Club. Gladys was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed china painting and making dolls.

Mrs. Myers is survived by her children: Judy (Jacque) Hoover, Dean (Gail) Myers, and Larry Myers all of Shelby; her grandchildren: Kimberly Hale, Gary (Jodi) Myers, Kelley Blankenship, Nikki Myers,  Heidi (Kevin) Alt, JR Hoover, Julie (Jim) Chambers, Jody (Steve) Yockey, Tera (Greg) Rouse; 22 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband: Marlin W. Myers in 1995; a sister: Mary Fuchs; 2 brothers and their wives: Frank (Lois) McGinnis and Dan (Gerry) McGinnis; a granddaughter-in-law: Reba Hoover.

Family and friends are welcome on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday at 10:30 AM by Pastor Russel Yoak. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. Memorial expressions may be made to First Lutheran Church Endowment Fund or Hospice of North Central Ohio.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Pat Saltzgaber says:

    I’m so sorry, but glad your mother’s struggle is over. She was a wonderful kind person.
    Pat Saltzgaber

  2. Kelley says:

    So glad you’re back with Grandpa

  3. Steph says:

    Praying for peace and comfort.

  4. Julie & Clara Gamble says:

    We were so sorry to hear about Gladys passing, are thoughts and prayers are with you all

  5. Alan Blankenship says:

    Prayers for the Myers family. Grandma Myers was a beautiful lady that made everyone feel Loved. I am glad to have had her Love and hugs. She has a special place in my heart and will be deeply missed.

  6. Jocelyn McAuley says:

    I remember Gladys from when I was a kid shopping with my mom at The Peoples Store in Shelby. She always had a smile on her face and was such a lovely lady! You have our prayers and sympathy.

    love, Jocelyn & Leonard McAuley

  7. Thelma&Marcus Ball says:

    We are sad to hear of your families loss. You are all in our prayers.

  8. Barbara Parsons Fensch says:

    Dean, Gail, Judy, Jack, Larry, Myers family,
    So sorry to hear about the loss of your loved one, Gladys. She always had a warm beautiful smile & personality. I enjoyed talking with her at church or when she worked at the stores downtown. . She will be sorely missed.
    God bless you all.
    Barbara Fensch

  9. Joy Trucks says:

    I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Gladys and I had a lot of fun in the quilting club.

  10. Jackie (Hohler) Tomasich says:

    Dean, Gail and family,
    I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. She touched many lives with her kindness and patience. I knew her from 4-H and she was a wonderful instructor and a nice lady.
    Oh good and faithful servant on to her great reward!

  11. Don & Kathy Yockey says:

    So sorry to hear of Gladys’s passing. She was a very special lady who will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May your memories always keep her close in your hearts. May the Lord grant you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  12. Marti Smith says:

    My deepest sympathies to you all. She was such a wonderful lady – with the most beautiful smile. Everything about her was special. She will be missed by so many. May your special memories help ease the pain of her passing.

    With thoughts and prayers,
    Marti (Lay) Smith

  13. Ann Sims Korbas says:

    So sorry for your loss. I cleaned for Gladys and we would have coffee and visit. She was a very nice lady. She will be missed by all who knew her.

  14. Gwen walter says:

    So sorry to hear about Gladys. I loved her and enjoyed ” painting ” with her. My sincere condolences to her family. May God bless her and you.

  15. Margie Parsons Hoover Earick says:

    Dear Judy and all Myers family, So sorry to learn of Gladys passing. She was such a kind hearted person. Loved talking to her whenever I got to be around her. you all have my deepest sympathy. hugs to all.

  16. Tom and Phyllis Hadley says:

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Myers. All of you will be in our thoughts and prayers. Godbless

  17. Ann Cooper says:

    Dean, Gail & family,
    I am so sorry to hear about your mom. She did have a long life but it still hurts when you lose them. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Draw on God’s love and strength to get you through this difficult time. Ann Cooper

  18. Kim & June Heuberger says:

    Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you in the loss of your loved one.

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