Gladys Ann Rickey, 83 went to be with Jesus October 7, 2021. Born in Akron, she had lived most of her life in the Akron area.
Gladys worked as a clerk at the Twinsburg Post Office and was a member of the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church. She was active with her church and family and loved doing puzzles.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry; parents, Nelson and Sylvia Madden; brother, Nelson Madden, Jr.
Gladys is survived by her daughters, Joanne Darrow of Ravenna, Gail Rickey of Florida, Roberta (Kent) Papczun of Brimfield; son, Larry Thomas (Jenna) Rickey, Jr. of Stow; grandchildren, Brian (Angela), Terry, Jay, Deanna, Brandi (Doug), Kent, Jr. (Katie), Emma (Noah), Luke, Dan, Ken; 9 great grandchildren; sisters, Kathleen Baird of Streetsboro, Shirley (Charles) Woodward of Illinois, Lora Lee (Bob) Kutcher of Akron; brothers, William (Beverly) Madden of Georgia; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Monday, October 11, 2021 at the Donovan Bagnoli Funeral Home, 339 Southwest Ave., Tallmadge.
Funeral service will follow visitation at 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will be10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Crown Hill Cemetery.
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