Gladys Elizabeth Farris, a resident of Henryetta, died June 8, 2019 in Tulsa at the age of 89. She was born Dec. 29, 1929 in Phoenix, Ariz., to Eli Truex and Doris (Joyce) Truex.
Gladys began her career as a registered nurse in 1952 and gave excellent care to patients. She later gave up her career as a nurse to become a full time mother and homemaker.
She is preceded in death by her parents as well as her husband James Russell Farris in 2017.
She is survived by four children: Rusti Boyles and husband Gene of Bixby, Jon Farris and wife Leah of Henryetta, Jason Farris and wife Heather of Tulsa and Jon Farris, II and Courney Williams of Okmulgee; grandchildren: Crystal Farris of Denver, Colo., Mica Boyles of Bixby, Kelly Folsom and husband Kody, Lubbock, Tex., Alexa Farris of Tulsa and Bradley Farris of Tulsa; great grandchildren: Maddison Fry, Dakota Folsom, Dusty Folsom and Kate Folsom; sister, Joan Buehler of Texas; additional family members include: Karen Lee Cuddeback, Nikilas Cuddeback, Megan Cuddeback, and Frank Seamon; also by nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.
No local services are planned. Interment will be at a later date in Illinois.