Gladys Nation, 1926-2016

Gladys Nation

Gladys Nation

Gladys Dean Nation, 89, of Clarksville passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016, in Russellville. She was born Nov. 23, 1926, in Lamar.

She was a member of First United Methodist Church Clarksville, and the widow of the Rev. Thomas Nation, an ordained elder who served congregations in Arkansas from 1949 to 1984.

She is survived by three daughters, Dixie Douthit of Raleigh, N.C.; and Lewellyn Preston and Tekla Barr, both of Clarksville; a son, Delvin Nation of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Friday, July 8, at First United Methodist Church Clarksville.

Memorials may be made to the Gideons International at www.gideons.org; or to Mustard Seed, 200 S. College St., Clarksville, AR 72830.