Mattie Gladys Merchant of Hitchcock, TX passed away April 5, 2014. She was born in Mountainburg, Arkansas March 15, 1924. Gladys worked for American National Insurance Co. of Galveston for forty years, where she was office manager. She was a member of Mainland Assembly of God Church in Hitchcock, TX where served as secretary-treasurer for over 20 years.
Gladys is survived by daughters, Agnes Richer and husband, Raymond, daughter, Kathryn G. Rider and husband James; Sister, violet C. Walker; brother Leslie Guy and wife Mildred; Numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, devoted friends and family who loved her dearly and will greatly miss her and her beloved tiny Chihuahua “Bella”.