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Gladys  Lavaughn Ervin
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Obituary for Gladys Lavaughn Ervin

Gladys Lavaughn Bradshaw Ervin was born December 25, 1925 in Wellston, Oklahoma. She was the first child of Clifford & Christina Bradshaw. She attended grade school and graduated from Chandler High school in Chandler, Oklahoma in 1943. She married Robert S. Ervin on February 23, 1952 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. There were no children.

July 1947, she began working for SW Bell Telephone Company as a Service Representative. In 1956, she was promoted to commercial Instructor and trained Service Representatives. In 1959, she was promoted to Business Office Supervisor. She retired May 2, 1981 after 33 years and 10 months. At the time she retired, she was an Area Staff Supervisor. She attended Oklahoma City University in the evenings to further her education.

In 1986, Gladys and her husband, Bob, moved to Sun Lakes, Arizona. They lived there until her husbands’ death. After his death, she moved back to Oklahoma City to be closer to her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert S. Ervin; her parents, Christina Bradshaw and Clifford L. Bradshaw; brothers, John P. Bradshaw and Charles E. Bradshaw; and sister; Janise C. Greenroyd.

She is survived by her brother, Robert C. Bradshaw and many nieces and nephews.

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12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Barnes Friederich Funeral Home

1820 S. Douglas Blvd.
Midwest City, OK 73130





2:00 PM
Wellston Cemetery

P.O. Box 253
Wellston, Oklahoma 74881

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Wellston Cemetery

P.O. Box 253
Wellston, Oklahoma 74881


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