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Gladys (Carter) Tracy


Last updated 7/29/2020 at 5:12pm

Gladys (Carter) Tracy, 77, of Dekalb, Mo., formerly of Brevard, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020.

She was born May 14, 1943, to Lawson and Etta (Shook) Carter in Brevard. She married John Ashe Oct. 8, 1962, and was a preacher’s wife for 35 years before his passing in 2000. They were married July 30, 2005, and shared 15 years of marriage together.

A cake decorator, she was employed for many years at HyVee, Walmart and Price Chopper.

She was full of life and laughed easily, with a sparkle in her green eyes. She loved to cook, and feeding anyone and everyone brought her great joy. She deeply loved her family.

She was a member of the Abundant Faith Church of God. She loved the Lord and always worked for his kingdom. A prayer warrior, God has always and forever been faithful to her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings, Arnold and Leona.

Survivors include husband, John D. Tracy; children, Michele Finley (Benjamin), Bryan Ashe (Yvette), Michael Ashe (Andrea), Todd (Missy) and Trent (Sharon) Tracy, and Kelly Buffington (Chip); grandchildren, Joshua (Treva) and Kristen Finley, Lauren Ellis (Anthony), Geoffrey, Erin Amanda, Kaitlin, Anthony, Jordan, Peden, and Angelique Ashe; great-grandchildren, Aaliyah, Zane, Zemirah, Audrey, Ava, Aiden, Boston, Avery, Lyric, and Leighton; siblings, Ada, Beth, Georgia, Linda, JoAnn, and Gerald; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

Farewell graveside services and interment was held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory in Pisgah Forest.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Three Oaks Hospice. They would also like to say a special thanks to Matt, Amy, Jennifer, and Rachel.

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Moore-Blanchard Funerals & Cremations, and Meierhoffer Funeral Home, of St. Joseph, Mo., is serving the family.


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