Gladys Pearl Castle

September 8, 1925 - July 15, 2019

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Friday, July 19, 2019 11:00 AM Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home


Visitation Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 6:00 PM-8:00 PM at Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home

Visitation Friday, July 19, 2019 10:00 - 11:00 AM Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home

Gladys Pearl (Weaver) Castle, 93, passed peacefully from the loving hands and hearts of many caring Family and Friends and into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Monday, July 15, 2019.
Gladys accepted Christ as her Savior, Thanksgiving week of 1950, and has tried her best to live a holy life since then. "The Prayer of my life is that my Children, Grand Children and Great Grand Children, and all of my descendants in generations to come will learn to love the Lord and live a Holy Life." Since 1950, Gladys has been a member of several Church of Christ in Christian Unions.
Gladys was born September 8, 1925 in Lost Creek, WV, to parents Rev. Lloyd E. Weaver and Minnie (Ruckle) Weaver.
Gladys was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Elva L. Castle, first husband, Clyde Buffenbarger, brothers: W. Harold (Bub) Weaver, Lloyd Earl Weaver and Charles B Weaver, sisters and brothers in law: Hazel (Dick) Welch, Edith (Albert) First, Mary Lou (Bucky) Bushong and Ruth (Dick) Case, sister in law: Rachel (Bub) Weaver, step-son, Elva Eugene Castle, step granddaughter, Myrah McClaskey, brother in law, Jim (Hazel) Organ, and daughter in law, Jean Castle.
Gladys is survived by her sons; Darrell (Cathy) Buffenbarger, Steven (Linda) Castle and Keith (Susan) Castle; her grandchildren; Sandra (Adam) Storick, Anita (Richard) Humphrey, Darren Buffenbarger, Eric (Sue) Buffenbarger, Doug (Roxanna) Buffenberger, Brandy (Phillip) Elms, Stacey (Sean) Hill, Laurie (Chuck) Spires, Abbey Castle, Casey (Danielle) Castle, Tony (Tasha) Castle, and Destiny Walters; her great grandchildren; Jack and Griffin Storick, Thomas (Meaghan) Richards, Katelyn (Zach) Shelby, Molly, Jake and Graeme Buffenbarger, Taylor and Tyler Elms, Emily Spires, Adalyn Castle, Natalie Castle, Riley, Liam, Owen, Brody and Rory Castle; sisters-in-law; Hazel (Jim) Organ, Jean (Don) Jones and Faye (Jim) Ferryman; stepdaughter, Wanda (Eugene) McClaskey and their son Jeff and his children, deceased stepdaughter Myrah's girls Vanessa and Crystal and their children, step granddaughter Carla (Art) Thompson and her children; step grandsons, David Castle and Jason Cline and his children; as well as special friends; Helen and Bill Murry, Lois Elms and Judy Thornhill, Nate Neer, and Bonnie Pitzer.
In the past, Gladys was employed with Harding Screw Factory, Middleburg, Ohio, painting and cleaning for Weaver & Castle and then retired after 20 years from Midland-Ross (Grimes Division).
The family would like to express their appreciation to Lois Elms, the staff at the Memorial Gables and Loving Care Hospice, Marysville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made at the funeral home or personally to the charity of your choice, or to the Marysville Church of the Nazarene, 1126 N Maple St, Marysville, OH 43040, Trinity Chapel CCCU, 77 W Center St, Milford Center, OH 43045, or Loving Care Hospice, 779 London Ave, Marysville, OH 43040.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 18, 2019 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, North Lewisburg. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, July 19, 2019 in the funeral home with Pastors, Paul Mills, Warren Goble and Frank Summerfield officiating; the family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, North Lewisburg.
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Anita Humphrey - Jul 17, 2019
There are so many beautiful memories with Grandma Castle but one of my favorites is sitting on her knee while she sang to me. She was a wonderful grandmother and will be missed! I am sending prayers for a beautiful celebration of her life and comfort for our sadness that she has left us. She is truly smiling down on us all, resting in God's loving arms.

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