|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1907|
|Death: ||Aug. 27, 1988|
Gladys MCCLEARY BLACKFORD, 80, of Auburn, Calif., formerly of Cedar Rapids, died of a heart attack 27 Aug. in her home.
Born 2 Oct. 1907, near Viola, she married Earle BLACKFORD 8 Oct. 1927. He died in 1967. The couple farmed in Jones and Linn counties until 1945, when they moved to Oregon. They moved to California in the early 1950's.
Survivors include a son, Donald BLACKFORD of Elverta, Calif.; a daughter, Lois KENYON of Carmichael, Calif.; 2 sisters, Mabel FRENCH and Edith FRENCH, both of Marion; 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Services were 1 Sept. at East Lawn Mortuary Chapel, Sacramento, Calif., with burial in East Lawn Sierra Hills Memorial Park.
source: Cedar Rapids Gazette
William H. McCleary (1870 - 1944)
Mary Estella Moyer McCleary (1885 - 1959)
Earl Blackford (1903 - 1967)
Donald Earle Blackford (1930 - 2004)*
Gladys Erma McCleary Blackford (1907 - 1988)
William Emmett McCleary (1909 - 1910)*
Edith I McCleary French (1914 - 1996)*
Sierra Hills Memorial Park
Plot: Section E
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