Gladys Gillispie Dooley, 89 of Bedford, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 30, 2017. She was born on Sunday, April 1, 1928 in Bedford County, VA, a daughter of the late Claude Gillispie and Jeffie Zimmerman Gillispie. She joins her beloved husband of sixty-eight years, Audrey Gerald Dooley and a son, John C. Dooley who preceded her to Heaven.
She was a member of Flint Hill Baptist Church, where she served as Treasurer and Sunday School Teacher. She was a retired employee of the County of Bedford. Gladys will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother & grandmother.
She is survived by her daughter, Lynn D. Saul & husband, John; her son, Kyle T. Dooley & wife, Debra; her daughter-in-law, Brenda C. Dooley; her sister, Gayle G. McGeorge & husband, Ken as well as many beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren and her extended family of nieces & nephews.
The family will receive friends beginning at 10 AM on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford and a funeral service will follow at 11:30 AM in the chapel with Rev. Kyle Dooley officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.