Gladys Marie Stonecipher

June 14, 1929 ~ January 27, 2021 (age 91)


Gladys Marie Day Stonecipher, age 91 of Lake City, TN left this earthly home to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at her residence.  She was born June 14, 1929 in Anderson County, TN to the late John and Bertha Sharp Day. Gladys was a lifelong resident of Anderson County, a graduate of Lake City High School and a graduate of the University of Tennessee. Her commitment and dedication to the children she taught will long be remembered.

She married the love of her life Ralph “Boots” Stonecipher and together they raised three children, Donna, Terry and Tammy; and granddaughters Tesha and Tabitha.

In addition to her parents, Gladys is preceded in death by her dearly loved husband, Boots, son, Terry, brothers, Elmer and Gene, and sisters, Ruby and Bonnie; and precious granddaughter, Tesha Thornell Papik.

Gladys is survived by family members: Donna and husband Calvin Mylott; Tammy and husband Steve Keys; Tabitha Bean; Tasia Orick; Linda, Roland, Greg, Danielle and Luke Julian; Sue and Skip Scipinoni; Tommy and Tina Burress; Tim Burress; Buddy Martin; great grandchildren, Anna and Gideon Jerolmack; Jimmy “Bootsy”, Jesse, Jadon, Shayla, Joseph and Julian Papik; beloved best friend Marbeth Davidson and special friends, Dale, Rita and Morgan Carden.

Visitation: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Sunday, January 31, 2021 at the Clear Branch Baptist Church.

Funeral Service: 3:00 PM, Sunday, January 31, 2021 at the Clear Branch Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Norton officiating.

Interment will follow the Funeral Service at the Leach Cemetery in Lake City,TN.

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January 31, 2021

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Clear Branch Baptist Church (Leach Cemetery)

Funeral Service
January 31, 2021

3:00 PM
Clear Branch Baptist Church (Lake City)

January 31, 2021

4:00 PM
Leach Cemetery

Lake City, TN 37769

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