|Birth: ||Mar. 10, 1922|
|Death: ||Oct. 29, 1943|
Daughter of Harley Sadler & Billie Massengale. Died at age 21 during childbirth.
The Vernon (TX) Daily Record - Friday, October 29, 1943, P. 1
Oct. 29--The Only Child of Harley Sadler Dies Thursday in Sweetwater. Mrs. Gloria Louise (Sadler) Allen, age 21, the only child of State Representative Harley Sadler, died in a Sweetwater hospital during childbirth. Mrs. Allen was a graduate of Sweetwater high school and she was a member of the Cowboy Band. She is survived by her parents.
The Abilene (TX) Reporter - Saturday, October 30, 1943, P. 9
Rites Today for Mrs. Dick Allen SWEETWATER
Oct. 30--Funeral for Mrs. Dick Allen, the former Gloria Louise Sadler who died early Friday morning in the Sweetwater hospital, is to be held at 2:30 p. m. Saturday at the First Baptist church. Mrs. Allen was the only child of Rep. and Mrs. Harley Sadler, well known In West Texas. She attended Hardin-Simmons University where she was one of the most popular girls on the campus. Her husband, Lt. Dick Allen, a West Point cadet, resigned to marry Gloria on Aug. 1, 1942 In Liberal, Kans. Gloria became a member of the Harley Smiler show company when she was two years old and was an "old trouper" by the lime she entered college. Speaker Price Daniel of the House of Representatives wired the Sadlers that a committee would attend the funeral as representatives of the lower house lo which Sadler was elected last year.
Legislators Will Attend Services AUSTIN.
Oct. 30-W--Speaker Price Daniel of the House of Representatives today asked a committee of members to attend the funeral of Mrs. Richard Allen, daughter of Rep. Harley Sadler of Sweetwater. Members of the committee are Reps. Joe C. Humphrey, Abilene; H. S. Fitzgerald, Stamford; Albert Power, Spur; W. R. Chambers, May; Burke T, Summers, Big Spring; Tom Deen, Floyd; Claude Callaway, Crowell; James H. Goodman, Midland; Virgil E. Goodman, Fort Worth; Marcus Halsey, Lubbock; and G. H. Little, Amarillo.
Information courtesy James Henderson
Harley Herman Sadler (1892 - 1954)
Willie Louise Massengale Sadler (1897 - 1955)
Oak Hill Cemetery
Plot: Massengale Family Plot
Maintained by: Don R Haynes
Originally Created by: Karen Neal Morey
Record added: Mar 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24973765