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Gladys M Baker DeBoard

  • Birth 16 Oct 1925 Scott County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 11 Feb 2012 Portage, Porter County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Portage, Porter County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 85281916

Gladys M. DeBoard
(October 16, 1925 - February 11, 2012)

Gladys M. DeBoard

Portage, Indiana

Gladys M. DeBoard, age 86, a longtime resident of Portage, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2012. She was born on October 16, 1925 in Scott County, Virginia, the daughter of James and Captoley Baker, Sr. Gladys was married to Radford C. DeBoard on August 22, 1940 in Virginia. Gladys was a homemaker who loved quilting, canning, and taking care of her family.

Gladys is survived by her loving son James (Thelma) DeBoard, Duffield, Virginia, three grandchildren, Brad DeBoard, Brenda Perry, and Scott Perry, four great grandchildren Nicolas DeBoard, Brooke DeBoard, Kyle Perry, and Mackenzie Perry, brothers Eugene (Ilene) Baker, Big Stone Gap, Virginia, Carter (Peggy) Baker, Duffield, Virginia, and Ester Lee Baker, Kingsport, Tennessee, son-in-law Adril Perry, Portage, son-in-law Larry Pruitt, Portage, brother-in-law Edward Quillen, Portage, and other loving family and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Radford DeBoard, her daughter Virgie Delena Perry, her daughter Verna Dora Pruitt, her brother Claude Baker, her brother James Baker, Jr., her sister Marie DeLosa Quillen.

A visitation for Gladys DeBoard will be held Wednesday, February 15, 2012 from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon at Rees Funeral Home – Olson Funeral Home, 5341 Central Avenue, Portage with a funeral service following at 12:00 noon. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Portage. Memorials in Gladys' memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. For further information please call Rees Funeral Home at (219) 762-3013 or online at

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  • Created by: Paulette Marshall
  • Added: 21 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 85281916
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gladys M Baker DeBoard (16 Oct 1925–11 Feb 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 85281916, citing Calvary Cemetery, Portage, Porter County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Paulette Marshall (contributor 47182068) .