Grandma's celebration of life was held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 27, 1993. Participants in the service included grandson, Joe Horton; granddaughter, Mary Uible Crowson; and grandson-in-law Rev. (Donny) Crowson. Obituary (Nov. 26) and memorial service write-up (Nov. 29), both from Wilmington News-Journal, are transcribed below.
Gladys H. Uible, 101, of New Vienna, died 7:10 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 24, 1993) at Heartland of HIllsboro. Her husband, C.J. Uible, whom she married June 10, 1912, died Jan. 13, 1969.
Mrs. Uible was born June 22, 1892, in Hillsboro to Ira and Mary Ellen Fawley Hiestand. She graduated from Hillsboro High School and was a member of the New Vienna United Methodist Church. She moved to New Vienna in 1927.
She is survived by a son, Harold (Jean) of New Vienna; a daughter, Mary (William A. Horton of Lake Worth, Fla.: nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Two brothers, Harry [1872-1967] and Dorsa [1876-1959] Hiestand, and a sister, Luna Mitchell [1874-1970], are deceased.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the New Vienna United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Ed Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the New Vienna I.O.O.F. Cemetery. L. Eugene Smith and Son funeral home, New Vienna, was in charge of the arrangements. Contributions may be made to the New Vienna United Methodist Church, 92 S. 2nd St., New Vienna, 45159, or to one's favorite charity.
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GLADYS UIBLE –– Memorial services were held 2 p.m. Saturday at the New Vienna United Methodist Church for Gladys H. Uible, 101, of New Vienna, who died 7:10 p.m. Wednesday at the Hartland [sic] of Hillsboro. The Rev. Ed Johnson gave the invocation and the scripture readings. The homily was given by the Rev. Don Crowson. The piano prelude was played by [grandson] Joe Horton. Granddaughter Mary Uible Crowson sang and also led the congregational singing. Burial was in the New Vienna IOOF Cemetery. Pallbearers were Joseph U. Horton, Marianne Kintner, Chris [sic] W. Horton, Robert Horton, Katherine [sic] Morgan, Roberta Uible-King, Serena Uible, John B. Uible and Mary U. Crowson. Funeral arrangements were under the direciton of L. Eugene Smith and Sons funeral home, New Vienna.