Gladys A. Mincher

Published 1:42 pm Tuesday, July 31, 2018

FRANKLIN — Gladys Alease Mincher, 101, widow of John Thomas Mincher, passed away on July 30, 2018.

Gladys A. Mincher

Mrs. Mincher was born in Galatia, North Carolina, and was a daughter of the late Daniel M. and Clara Jordan Garriss.

Mrs. Mincher was a longtime resident of Roanoke Rapids and a member of the First Baptist Church of Roanoke Rapids and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Left to cherish her memory are one daughter, Janet Piersa (Stan;) one son, Thomas D. Mincher (Judy;) two grandchildren, Thomas D. Mincher Jr. (Laura) and Katheryn M. Green (Chris;) six great-grandchildren, Thomas D. Mincher III, Robert Mincher, Sarah Ann Mincher Cocchiola (Michael,) Carter Green, Ryan Green and Morgan Green; two step-grandchildren, Sheila Davis (David) and Stan Piersa Jr. (Angela;) four step-great-grandchildren, Kevin and Ashley Davis, McKenzie and Garrett Piersa; and four nieces McCoy Perkinson Gaynor, Claudette Perkinson, Clara Perkinson and Jean Cooper Jones.

The graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, with the Rev. James H. Hyatt III officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to the Franklin Congregational Christian Church, 412 N. High St., Franklin, VA 23851.