Harris, Gladys Myrl Hulgan

Friday, January 25, 2013
Gladys Harris
Gladys Harris

Gladys Myrl Hulgan Harris, 88, of Fort Oglethorpe, died on Thursday, January 24, 2013 in a local hospital.

Mrs. Harris was a native and longtime resident of Valley Head, Ala., and had lived in Fort Oglethorpe since 1982. She retired from American Lava following 30 years of service and was a member of Midway Baptist Church. Mrs. Harris loved to travel and enjoyed her time with the Keenagers at First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe.  

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Robert Mitchell Hulgan and Thomas Andrew Harris and several brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her daughters, Trecia (Roy) Thompson of Fort Oglethorpe, and Kathy Mayes of Rossville; brother, Cecil Otto, Valley Head, Ala.; grandchildren, Payton and Jeff Mayes; great-granddaughters, Jadyn and Zoe Mayes; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Jan. 27, at 12:30 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Reverend Joel Jenkins and Reverend Kenneth Brown, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow in Head Springs Cemetery, Valley Head, Ala.

To share expressions of sympathy, visit lane-southcrestchapel.com.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 4–8 p.m., and Sunday, from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.


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