Gladys L. Kirkland, 83, longtime Okmulgee
resident, died Saturday morning, September 6, 2008 at her home. She was born
October 26, 1924 in Ada, Oklahoma to Ike and Eva Foster. She married Marvin
Kirkland on January 7, 1946 in Wewoka. She was a homemaker and assisted her
husband in their plumbing business, Kirkland Plumbing. She was preceded in death
by her parents, a son, Michael Kirkland, six brothers and four sisters.
Survivors include her husband, Marvin Kirkland, of the home, a daughter, Ladine
Brown and husband Carlos of Henryetta, a grandson, Ritchey Brown and wife Betty
of Checotah, a granddaughter, Marvet Johnson and husband Gary of Tulsa, three
great grandsons, Nick Johnson, Tim Johnson, and Ryan Brown, a great
granddaughter, Crissy Brown, and a sister-in-law, Marie Bertrang of Tulsa.
Graveside services will be held 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at the
Okmulgee Cemetery with Reverend James Waltman officiating. Friends may visit the
funeral home on Monday from 1-8 P.M. Arrangements are under the direction of the
McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.