|Birth: ||Mar. 3, 1935|
|Death: ||Apr. 18, 2013|
Gladys Nadine Cokeley Avery, 78, passed away April 18, 2013, at her home north of Hutchinson, Kansas. Gladys was born March 3, 1935, in Gridley, Kansas, the 8th of 11 children born to Alva and Bertha (Long) Cokeley.
Mrs. Avery raised four children before becoming a working woman, spending 14 years at Namee Wholesale, retiring as a General Manager and then five years in the kitchen of Liberty Elementary School as a baker. After retiring, Mr. and Mrs. Avery spent many enjoyable years traveling the United States in their RV.
Gladys married Kermit (Jake) Avery on December 23, 1953, in Hutchinson. Survivors include her husband, Jake Avery, of the home; her son, Clayton Joe Avery and his wife, Melissa Ann; three daughters, Bertha Mae Hood and her husband, Floyd Larry Lee; Rose Marie Avery; and Jean Ann Feaster, and her husband Gerald Brett. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, two sisters Elsie Law and Ramona Yorgensen; and two brothers, Major and John Cokeley. She was preceded in death by two brothers and four sisters.
Alva Cokeley (1899 - 1964)
Bertha Mary Mae Long Cokeley (1903 - 1943)
Veda Pearl Cokeley House (1921 - 2001)*
Harry Rex Cokeley (1925 - 1995)*
Marjorie Belle Cokeley Johnson (1927 - 1981)*
William Harold Cokeley (1929 - 2012)*
Rose Marie Cokeley (1933 - 1934)*
Gladys Nadine Cokeley Avery (1935 - 2013)
Major Cyrus Cokeley (1939 - 2014)*
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Maintained by: Jean Avery Feaster
Originally Created by: RememberMe
Record added: Apr 19, 2013
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