Gladys Mae Ezzell

September 6, 1933August 2, 2022
Gladys Ezzell, 88 of Newton, died Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at Abernathy Laurels. A native of Goose Neck, NC she was born September 6, 1933. She was the daughter of the late Andrew Franklin and Sadie Mae Hale Dixon. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Oscar “Buddy” Ezzell who died in 2005. She is survived by one son, Joseph Ezzell and his wife Penny of Damascus, VA; two daughters, Margaret Christopher of Burlington, NC and Trudy Kay Jolly of Newton, NC; two brothers, Lawrence Dixon and his wife JoAnn and James Dixon; nine grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 1:00 pm in the chapel of Willis Reynolds Funeral Home, Newton with Pastor Bruce Dayton officiating. The family will receive friends from 12-12:45 prior to the service. Burial will follow at Catawba Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Carolina Caring Catawba Valley Hospice, 3975 Robinson Rd., Bldg. 3, Suite A, Newton, NC 28658 Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Ezzell family.

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Receiving of Friends

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Saturday, August 06, 2022