obit art 14 Gladys Virginia Marker – 102 years young, of Bloomingdale, Ohio, died Monday evening in her home after a long illness. She was born in Swanson Station, Ohio on July 10, 1912.

Gladys was preceded in death by many friends and relatives, a few of which were her parents, Edward and Ella Cunningham Tubaugh; her Husband, Noel H. Marker; a daughter, Margaret Marker; two sons, Harry S. and D. Ray Marker; five brothers, Kenneth, Lester, Harold, Russell and Carl Tubaugh; and four sisters, Margaret, Lillie, Mary and Katherine.

Friends may call at the Blackburn Funeral Home, 324 High Street in Hopedale, on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. with services there Friday, Sept. 5, 2014 at 1 p.m. Pastors Jeremiah Kuttler and Hubert Granger will officiate. Burial will follow at the Bloomingdale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Christian Church of Unionport, 3488 CO. RD. #39, Bloomingdale, Ohio 43910.

Phone Blackburn Funeral Homes (740) 937-2461

A full obituary will be published in an upcoming edition of the News-Herald.