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Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Gladys Williams, 73, formerly of Brazil, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004.

Born Jan. 2, 1930, she was the daughter of Roy and Ora Combs Powell.

She worked at Indiana State University as a housekeeper. During her free time, she enjoyed playing bingo and attending yard sales.

She is survived by her son, Charles Nelson II, of Rockville; three stepdaughters, Sharon Metz, Karen Sutherlin and Lori Ross, all of Brazil; two stepsons, Mark Williams and Terry Williams, both of Brazil; three sisters, Mildred Coleman of Brazil, Loretta Jenkins and husband Lloyd of Seelyville and Vallie Head of Brazil; a brother-in-law, William Head; and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Emma Davis, Dorothy Taylor and Lenora Head; a half-sister, Ruth Harvey; and a half-brother, Forrest Lancaster.

Services will be at French Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Saturday with Elder Curtis Mitchell officiating. Interment will follow in calcutta Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services.

Visist www.frenchfuneralhome.com for more information.