Eldred, Gladys Mae (Rood) 1937-2006 Morris NY Obituary
NORWICH ---Gladys Mae Eldred, 68, of Norwich, died Thursday, April 13, 2006, at Valley View Manor
Nursing Home, Norwich.
She was born on April 26, 1937, in the Town of Russia, the daughter of Robert George and Florence Irene (Mykel) Rood Sr. On May 27, 1967, Gladys married Raymond Y. Eldred in Morris. Mr. Eldred predeceased her on Aug. 1, 1984.
lifelong area resident, Gladys had worked with her husband, Ray, on the
family farm. She enjoyed country music, knitting and crocheting,
tending to her plants and garden, but most of all spending time with her
Gladys is survived by her daughter, Christine Eldred
and Gary Heller of Morris; her mother, Florence Irene Rood of Hartwick;
four sisters, Ruth Turnbull of Edmeston, Patricia and Frederick DeForest
of West Edmeston, Dorothy and Roy Robert of Oneonta and Mary and John
Bush of Hartwick; a half sister, Betty and Walter Ketchum of Tully; four
brothers, Lawrence and Rita Rood of Mount Vision, Arthur William Rood
of Oneonta, Edward and Linda Rood of Hartwick and Mykel and Deborah Rood
of West Burlington; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her father, Robert George Rood Sr., and her brother, Robert George Rood Jr.
services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at the Bookhout Funeral
Home, 357 Main St., Oneonta with the Rev. Laverne Saxer officiating.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 17.
Funeral arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home of Oneonta.
Published in The Daily Star on April 15, 2006.
Addendum: Raymond and Gladys Eldred are buried at Hillington Cemetery at Morris, Otsego County, NY.
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