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Gladys Virginia McGarrah

Gladys Virginia McGarrah

Funeral services for Gladys Virginia McGarrah will be held Saturday, March 11, 2023 at 10:00 AM at the First Assembly of God Church of Wetumka, Oklahoma. Interment will follow at the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Vian, Oklahoma.

Gladys Virginia McGarrah was born October 29, 1952 in Vian, Oklahoma to Melvin and Margie (Colston) McFarland. She passed away Sunday, March 5, 2023 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 70.

Mrs. McGarrah was a resident of Wetumka, Oklahoma. She married Willis W. McGarrah on March 15, 1972 in Vian. Mrs. McGarrah was a loving homemaker who enjoyed working with crafts, singing, quilting and playing guitar and harmonica. She was just an all-around great lady, mother, wife and grandmother.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Clarence and Donald McFarland; three sisters, Brenda McDaniel, Joan Morris and Donita McFarland and one great-grandchild, Everleigh Ada Deere.

Survivors include her husband, Willis McGarrah of Wetumka; four sons, Anthony Wayne McGarrah (Sally) of Gore, Willis Robert McGarrah (Debbie) of Wewoka, Kevin Todd McGarrah (Shastity) of Cromwell and Gary Clay McGarrah (Nadine Newman) of Henryetta; one daughter, Mary Kay McGarrah of Wetumka; one brother, Earnest John McFarland (Mary) of Paris, Arkansas; four sisters, Helen Dameron (Lester) of Vian, Bertha Kent (Wally) of Gore, Alice Spann of Texas and Ruby McFarland of Vian; 14 grandchildren, Anthony Wayne McGarrah Jr., Joshua Radine McGarrah, Addison Virginia McGarrah, Emerie, Delton, Chaz, Tristan and Kailynn Crutchfield, Kayden, Jason and Christian Tinney, Isaiah Jones, Andrea Jones and Delbert Hedrick and 7 great-grandchildren.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Anthony, Willis, Kevin, Gary, Joshua and Anthony McGarrah.

Honorary bearers include Tristin Crutchfield, Delbert Hedrick, Kendric Deere and Delton Crutchfield.

Services will be under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Home, Wetumka, Oklahoma.

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