Gladys R. Laux, age 93, of Carlyle, passed away at Carlyle Healthcare Center Sunday, June 14. Funeral services for 93 year old Gladys R. Laux will be Tuesday, June 16 at 10:00 a.m. at Zieren Funeral Home in Carlyle. Burial be in McKendree Chapel Cemetery near Keyesport. Friends may call Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Carlyle Healthcare Center Activities Department or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Mrs. Laux was born in rural Patoka on October 8, 1921, a daughter of Luther and Rachel (Shepard) Barnes. She married Wilson Laux on October 21, 1944, and he survives in Carlyle.
In addition to her husband Wilson, Mrs. Laux is also survived by a son – Scottie Laux and wife Mary of Carlyle; 2 grandsons – Ryan and Tyler Laux; and a sister-in-law – Dorothy Barnes.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 3 brothers – Loren Barnes and wife Bessie, Wayne Barnes and wife Lela, and Ralph Barnes; and 3 sisters – Jenny Barnes, Opal Brown and husband Frank, and Louise Hampsten and husband Virgil.
Gladys was a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church, and the Clinton County Home Extension. She was a farm wife and also volunteered at nursing homes in Greenville. She enjoyed flowers and gardening, and loved to crochet and read.
Zieren Funeral Home
1111 Clinton Street
Carlyle, Il 62231