Gladys M. Pool

May 01, 1920 ‒ November 12, 2001

Delaware, Ohio

Gladys Marie Pool, age 81 of Delaware died Monday, November 12, 2001 at Sunny Vee Nursing Home, Delaware.

She was born in Radnor, Ohio on May 1, 1920 to the late C. J. & Edna M. (Milligan) Shirley. A lifelong area resident and graduate of Radnor High School, Class of 1938. Gladys devoted her whole life to a loving family, she helped with the family farm, enjoyed gardening, fishing, bingo, and bid euchre. She was a lifetime member of the Delaware County Farm Bureau, former presiding judge of the Delaware County Election Board, a 20 year lay delegate for the American Cancer Society, and member of Delaware County Senior Citizens.

Survived by: Sons: Lonnie & Carol Pool of Delaware, Loren & Alicia Pool of Delaware, Edwin & Kathy Pool of Henderson, Nevada, Daughter: Lorena & John Schrader of Bellpoint, Grandchildren: Cynthia Cleland & Greg Pool of PA, David Pool of Radnor, Cathy Pool of Delaware, Michelle Schrader of Bellpoint, Walter W. Pool II of Delaware, 3 Step-Grandchildren: Larry & John Schrader, Zackery Hosler, 3 Great-Grandchildren: Wesley Whaley of Delaware, Kyle and Bethany Pool of Radnor.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years: Walter W. Pool on July 29, 2000, they were married January 25, 1941, Sister: Agnes B. Welsh on June 4, 1999, and Brother: Harold Shirley.

In keeping with her wishes there will be no services at this time, however services will be held on Memorial Day of 2002 at Marlboro Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Delaware.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice at Grady, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, Ohio 43015.