Lifetime Delta resident Gladys Parkinson died Jan. 18, 2013. She was 89.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Delta United Methodist Church with Pastor Pat Malone officiating.
Gladys M. Holden was born June 3, 1923, in Austin, Minn., to Guy and Margaret (Varsnick) Holden. When she was six months old the family moved to Colorado in a Model A. She spent her childhool on Ash Meesa and attended Columbine School through 8th grade.
She married Merwin Webb in 1940. They became members of the Delta United Methodist Church in the 1950s.
In 1977 she married Hubert Parkinson. Together they enjoyed their many grandchildren and camping.
Mrs. Parkinson was a bookkeeper for Jones Lumber and Mike Heinz Construction. She enjoyed the Toastmistress Club, 4-H and square dancing.
She is survived by her son, Forrest Webb and his wife Tina of The Villages, Fla.; her daughter, Cheryl Sperry and her husband Joe of Delta; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Merwin Webb and Hubert Parkinson; her son, Timothy Webb; two brothers; and two sisters.
Contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Arrangements are being handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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