Gladys Marie Myers Tackett, 86, of Somerset, Ky., formerly of Eubank, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
She was born in Walland, Tenn., on March 24, 1926, daughter of the late Elmer P. and Rachel Burns Myers. She was a long time member of the Eubank Baptist Church, an avid UK Wildcats fan, a homemaker, a Commonwealth Journal Eubank news correspondent for several years and a 50-plus-year member of Order of the Eastern Star.
Survivors include daughters, Joyce Tackett Larson of Brea, Calif., and Carolyn Tackett Rogers and son-in-law, Eugene Rogers of Somerset; grandsons, Victor Larson of Brea, Calif., John Dungan (and Marisa) of Nancy, Ky., and Mark Dungan of Shopville, Ky.; three great-granddaughters, Rachael Dungan Gregory (and Eddie), of Somerset, Lauren Dungan and Emily Dungan, both of Nancy; one great-grandson, Steven Dungan of Spring Hill, Fla.; two great-great-grandsons, Kellan Gregory and Xavier Gregory, both of Somerset; two brothers-in-law, Barkley Tackett of Winchester, Ky. and Glenn Tackett of Hazard, Ky.; four sisters-in-law, Norma Whitaker of New Albany, Ind.; Carma Payne of Cincinnati, Ohio, Wanda Eldridge of Shepherdsville, Ky., and Arlene Ward of Somerset; and other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marshall Foch Tackett, whom she married on October 25, 1944 and who died on October 23, 1973; her parents, two brothers-in-law, Smith Tackett and Stanley Tackett and two sisters-in-law, Evelyne Owens and Civilene Hendrickson.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 17, 2012 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Shelby Reynolds officiating.
Burial will be in Eubank Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com.