Gladis McCormick Estes Fender

Published 6:00 am Friday, March 28, 2003

Services for Gladis McCormick Estes Fender of Brookhaven are 2p.m., Saturday, March 29, at Brookhaven Funeral Home with burial inRosehill Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Fender, 86, died March 27, 2003, at her residence. She wasborn in Logansport, Texas, on July 2, 1916, to Jasper McCormick andGeorgia Bussey McCormick.

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She was retired from J. C. Penney department store. She was amember of Jackson St. United Methodist Church. She was a member ofthe Eastern Star.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husbands, Reo Estesand Ward Fender; her daughter, Doris Estes; her son, Jimmy Ray; andseven brothers and one sister.

Survivors are her sons and daughters-in-law, Don and ShirleyEstes of Brookhaven, Warren and Sandra Estes of Bay Springs, andReo and Dura Estes of Hempstead, Texas; her daughters andson-in-law, Juanita and Glynn James of Brookhaven and DorisHolloway of Cleveland, Texas; her brothers, Howard McCormick ofAlexandria, La., Dalton McCormick of Houston, Texas, and RandolphMcCormick of Sunset, La.; and 20 grandchildren, numerousgreat-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Brookhaven Beautiful, King’s DaughtersFoundation, or a charity of choice.