November 17, 1905 ‒ June 10, 2001
Mt. Gilead, Ohio
Gladys Owens Deel, 95, of St. Rt. 61 N, Marengo, Ohio died Sunday evening, June 10, 2001 in Morrow County Hospital.
She was born in Dickenson County, Virginia on Nov. 17, 1905, the daughter of the late Henry & Louisa Elswick Owens. She has resided here since 1943, moving here from Harman, Virginia. She was a dedicated homemaker and mother who enjoyed quilting and gardening.
She is survived by her husband Henry R. Deel, whom she married on Feb. 16, 1927; five sons and daughters-in-law Kenneth & Ruth Deel, Ted & Sue Deel, Daniel & Mary Deel, David & Loretta Deel all of Marengo, OH, and Omar & Norma Deel of Westerville, OH; 20 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; half-brothers Paul Owens of Fulton, OH and Winfred Owens of Cardington, OH; and half-sisters Rita Swartz of Orlando, FL, and Betty Holtom of Westerville, OH.
She was preceded in death by 13 brothers and sisters.
Friends may call at the Snyder Funeral Home in Mt. Gilead on Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held there Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Fulton Cemetery.