Gladys Barron, 100, formerly of Cornell, MI, quietly entered The Kingdom of God, Saturday evening December 22, 2018 at Christian Park Village, where she resided since 2010.
Gladys was born August 29, 1918, in Mathias Township, the daughter of James and Della (LeGault) Ray. She was united in marriage to Loren J. Barron on October 19, 1940.
Gladys and Loren had four children- James (Connie) Barron of Cornell, Cherryl (Tom) Reynolds of Watson, Diane, and Raymond who are both deceased. Gladys owned and operated Jim Ray’s Bar in Cornell for many years. Upon retiring, she enjoyed gardening, visiting casinos with her husband Loren, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She enjoyed all the activities offered at Christian Park, especially Bingo, showing her ability to sing along, and her great sense of humor.
Gladys is survived by:
Son: James (Connie) Barron of Cornell, MI
Daughter: Cherryl (Tom) Reynolds of Watson, MI
Sister: Ora Vardigan of Escanaba, MI
And 10 Great Grandchildren.
In addition to her Parents and Husband, Loren, Gladys is preceded in death by:
Brothers: Wally and Bert Ray
Sisters: Evelyn Anderson and Ruth Hedberg
Family will receive friends Friday, December 28, 2018 from 10:00 AM until Noon at the Skradski Funeral Home in Escanaba. Mass of Christian Burial is scheduled for 1:00 PM at Holy Family Catholic Church in Flat Rock with Rev. Fr. Francis Dobrzenski officiating. A luncheon will follow in the parish hall. Gladys will be laid to rest next to her husband in Holy Cross Cemetery in Escanaba. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes is assisting the Barron family.