Gladys M. McConnell, age 94 of Lima, died 12:32 p.m., Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Shawnee Manor. She was born October 11, 1919 in Liberty Center, Ohio, to Herbert Lee and Grace Baber Burtchin, both parents preceded her in death. On October 26, 1936 she married Harold E. McConnell who preceded her in death Janurary 15, 1995.
Mrs. McConnell was a homemaker. She enjoyed painting, bowling, and her spending time with her family.
She is survived by a son Harold L. “Butch” (Carol) McConnell, of Cridersville; a daughter Jeanne M. (McConnell) Boyed of Lima; 7 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; and a sister Jean McCain, of Cridersville.
She is preceded in death by a daughter Wava G. (McConnell) Williams; and 2 brothers Clyde and Robert Burtchin.
The family will receive friends from 2:00- 4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday, January 2, 2014 at Bayliff and Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
Funeral services will begin 10:30 a.m., Friday, January 3rd, at the funeral home. Rev. Jonathan Spyker will officiate. Burial will follow at Shawnee cemetery.
Date: Thursday, January 2, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm