Gladys Mae Spivey, 90, of Elizabethtown, IL died Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare. She was born on June 9, 1925 in the Rock Creek community of Hardin County to Richard Alonzo Lowry and Bertie Showalters Lowry. She was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and a retired cook of 42 years from the Hardin County School system.
She is survived by daughters, Carolyn (Doug) Winters of Marion, IL and Linda (Steve) Andrew of Marion, IL; a son, Keith (Nancy) Spivey of Elizabethtown; granddaughters, Melissa (David) Anderegg; Tiffany (Matt) Homowa; Tara (Jeff) Cavender; Grandsons, Tim (Diane) Winters, Adam Spivey; and Brad Andrew; 12 great- grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Millard Spivey; parents; grandson, Scott Andrew; brothers, James, Roy, and Franklin D. Lowry; sisters, Dorothy Dutton, Mary Rose Vinyard, Louise English, and Mable Lindsey; and two siblings in infancy, Goldie and Charles.
Hardin County Funeral Services, Cox Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements. Funeral services held on Saturday, February 20 at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Clifford Rose and Rev. Stan Pennell officiated the services. Burial followed at Empire Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the cemetery.