Gladys Helen Ketchum, 91, of Golden Good Shepherd Home, (formerly of Camp Point) died at 1:15 p.m. Thursday, August 22, 2019, at the home.
Born December 10, 1927, in Fowler, Gladys was a daughter of Alvie and Annabelle Thompson Hall. She married Arnold J. Ketchum on October 15, 1947, in Morganfield, KY. He preceded her in death in 1976.
Gladys graduated from Maplewood High School in Camp Point. She was a member of the Camp Point First Christian Church
Gladys was a housewife and worked on the family farm in LaPrairie. She also cleaned houses for close friends. Mrs. Ketchum volunteered at the Timberpoint Healthcare Center, was an excellent cook, and kept her home spotless. She also enjoyed indulging in her favorite candy, M & M's.
Survivors include three sons, Harold Ketchum (LuAnn), Fred Ketchum, and Bruce Ketchum (Melody); her special friend, Tiberius, Fred's dog; six grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Ralph and Jim Hall; and a sister, Evelyn Anderson.
Gladys is better off now because she is with her savior in Heaven and she will be deeply missed.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point by Pastor Rick Fordyce. Burial will follow at Mt. Horeb Cemetery, Golden.
Visitation will be held Monday afternoon from 12:00 p.m. until the time of services at the Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Camp Point First Christian Church.
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