Gladys McCarty


Gladys McCarty, 97, Centralia, passed away Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 at the Heritage Hall in Centralia. She was born Feb. 27, 1923 in Hatton, the daughter of the late Percy and Mae (Clatterbuck) Braham. On June 16, 1946 she was united in marriage to George Glenn McCarty. Mr. McCarty preceded her in death on Oct. 24, 2007.

She is survived by two daughters, Glenda Rose and her husband George of Mexico, and Gayle Billings and her husband Tim of Centralia; one brother Granville Braham of Overland Park, Kan.; many relatives and dear friends. In addition to her parents and husband, one sister Lola Jones and one granddaughter Lisa Dawn Rose preceded her in death.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18 at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Hatton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Centralia United Methodist Church or to the Multiple Sclerosis Institute, c/o Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Centralia, MO 65240. Condolences may also be made to the family at