Gladys Veach

Friday, October 19, 2007

GLADYS VEACH, a resident of Shell Knob, Mo., was born March 27, 1919, in Viola, Mo., a daughter of Thomas and Anne (Rider) Martin. She died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, in Shell Knob, at the age of 88.

Mrs. Veach was a homemaker.

She is survived by two sons, Roy Veach of Lampe, Mo., and Robert Veach and wife Bonnie of Berryville; two daughters, Shirley Lander of Viola, Mo., and Lena and husband Charles Hamilton of New York; one sister, Ruth Barker of Lanard, Kan.; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews, and a host of other family and friends.

In 1941, she was united in marriage with Carl W. Veach, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded by her parents, five brothers, and two sisters.

Interment will be in the McCullough Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at