Person:Gladys Darrah (1)

Gladys Opal Darrah
  1. Gladys Opal Darrah1914 - 2005
m. 27 Aug 1932
  1. Gary Dean Rector1944 - 1991
  2. Jerry Don Rector1946 - 2009
Facts and Events
Name Gladys Opal Darrah
Gender Female
Birth? 27 Jan 1914 Cedar, Missouri, United States
Marriage 27 Aug 1932 Butler, Bates, Missouri, United Statesto Orville Leroy Rector
Death? 28 Mar 2005 Lamar, Barton, Missouri, United StatesTruman Healthcare
Burial? Howell Cemetery, Milford, Barton, Missouri, United States
Other[1] 2 Apr 2005 Lamar, Barton, Missouri, United StatesThe Lamar Democrat Obituary
Religion? Neosho, Newton, Missouri, United Statesa member of First Christian Church

GLADYS OPAL DARRAH was born on January 27, 1914 in Cedar County, Missouri.

Gladys died on March 28, 2005 in Lamar, Barton County, Missouri and is buried in Howell Cemetery, Barton County, Missouri.


  1. Gladys "Opal" Rector

    LAMAR - A private service will be held at Howell Cemetery, Milford, for Gladys "Opal" Rector, 91, Lamar, who died at 1:07 p.m. Monday, March 28, 2005, at Truman Healthcare, Lamar. The body has been cremated.

    Arrangements were under the director of Weng Funeral Chapel, Jasper.

    Survivors include a son, Jerry Don Rector, Carthage; a daughter, Roma Jean Vier, Kansas City, Mo.; three grandchildren, Tamy Woods and Jeffrey Vier, both of Kansas City, Mo., and Amber Rector, Carthage, and two great-grandchildren, Shane Woods and Amy Lackey, both of Kansas City, Mo.

    She was preceded in death by a son, Gary Dean Rector, and a grandson, Jerrod Lee Rector Shull.

    Mrs. Rector was born Jan. 27, 1914, in Cedar County, to Henry and Lydia (Crossley) Darrah. She resided her entire life in Lamar and the Golden City area, and in her final days resided in Neosho. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Neosho.

    She married Orville Rector on Aug. 27, 1932, in Butler. He died April 22, 1985.