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Vernie Mae (Carswell) Gaddy

July 14, 1924 ~ March 9, 2019 (age 94)


Age 94, of Jackson, passed away March 9, 2019 at the Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home. She is survived by her children; Linda (Don) Owen, Bill (Kim) Gaddy, Evelyn (Bob) Keplinger, Marilyn Armstrong, daughter-in-law; Nancy Gaddy, fifteen grandchildren and several great and great-great grandchildren, three sisters; Ruby Grooms, Maggie Toney and Faye (Gene) McPeters, many nieces, nephews and friends from the Kingdom Hall.  She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Lee McKinley Gaddy Sr. in 2002, her son Lee M. Gaddy Jr., two brothers; Conley and Wilson Carswell and her sister; Ruth Wheeler.  She retired from the Housekeeping Department at Foote Hospital (now Henry Ford Allegiance), was an avid and ‘green thumbed’ gardener with vegetables and flowers that were the envy of the neighborhood.  She was a long time member of the North Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.  Services will be held at the funeral home Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 1 pm with Elder Mike Fisher officiating.  Interment Roseland Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be held Monday evening, 6-8 pm.  Contributions in her memory are directed to the North Kingdom Hall (3377 North Dettman Road, Jackson, Michigan  49201.

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March 11, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Arthur-Day Funeral Home
820 5th Street
Michigan Center, MI 49254

Funeral Service
March 12, 2019

1:00 PM
Arthur-Day Funeral Home
820 5th Street
Michigan Center, MI 49254


Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness (North)
3377 North Dettman Road, Jackson MI 49201

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