Valdosta Daily Times


August 28, 2013

Gladys R. Cary

VALDOSTA — Gladys R. Cary, 99, of Valdosta, died on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at Langdale Hospice House. Born in Robinson, Ill., to the late Frank Andrew and Nellie Barnett Richart, she had lived in Valdosta for the past five years after moving from Robinson, Ill., her lifelong home. Mrs. Cary was an excellent cook, well known for her potato salad, handmade noodles and fried chicken.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Mary L. and Richard G. Snyder, of Valdosta; two grandsons and their spouses, Mark J. and Julie Snyder of Marshall, Ill., and David L. and Toni Snyder of Valdosta; four great-grandchildren, Holden Lindsay and Abi Snyder, both of Marshall, Ill., Mackenzie Snyder and Kylee Snyder, both of Valdosta. Also surviving is a sister-in-law, Roberta Richart of Robinson, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Cary was preceded in death by two husbands, Melvin L. Carey and Paul Cary and seven brothers and sisters.

A funeral service for Mrs. Cary is scheduled for 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Pulliam Funeral Home in Robinson, Ill. Burial will follow in Hardinville Cemetery in Martin Township, Ill. The Rev. Larry McCormick and the Rev. Paul Grey will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home in Robinson from 2 p.m. until service time.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of South Georgia/Langdale Hospice House, P.O. Box 1727, Valdosta, GA 31603. Condolences may be conveyed to the family on the obituary page of — Carson McLane Funeral Home is serving the family locally.

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