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Frances Hatch Gladney

December 22, 1935 ~ September 3, 2018 (age 82)

Funeral services for Frances Hatch Gladney, 82, of Rayville, LA were held at ­10:00 AM, Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Rayville United Methodist Church, Rayville, LA with Rev. John Albright and Rev. Bill McLain officiating. Interment followed in the Rayville Masonic Cemetery, Rayville, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville.

Mrs. Frances was born December 22, 1935 in Rayville, LA and passed away Monday, September 3, 2018 in Rayville, LA after a lengthy illness. She is preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, George L. “Bunny” Gladney, Jr.; parents, Ruth Murphy and Frank B. Hatch, Jr.; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Marcia and Fred Christian; brother-in-law, Billy Landrum; and son-in-law, Francis Genusa, Jr.

Survivors include her children, Alece Copeland and husband, Terry, George Lyman Gladney III, Jeff Gladney, and Carrie Genusa and Steve North; grandchildren, Will Copeland, Katie Copeland Morris and husband, Logan, Lyman Gladney, Eleanor Gladney, Francis Genusa III, and Ashley Genusa; sister, Betty Landrum; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Bill Jennings, Charlie Noble, Terry Copeland, Todd Landrum, Steve North, and Charles Germany.

Honorary Pallbearers were Frank Greer, Emmett Brown, R. A. Eubanks, and David Landrum.

The family wishes to express thanks to Janice and Jackie Hayes, Sonya Griffen, Anna Thomas, Colonial Manor Staff, Heart of Hospice, Dr. Kevin Carlyle, and the many friends who’ve prayed for and visited Frances.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the  Rhymes Memorial Library or Rayville United Methodist Church, in memory of Mrs. Frances Gladney. 


Donations may be made to:

Rayville United Methodist Church
905 Louisa St., Rayville LA 71269
Tel: 1-318-728-4853

Rhymes Memorial Library
815 Louisa St., Rayville LA 71269
Tel: 1-318-728-4127

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