Gladys Clara Mills, died on December 24, 2012 at Mayfair Village Nursing Care Center in Columbus, OHIO. She was 92. Gladys was born on May 9, 1920, in Columbus, OHIO, to Roy Franklin Goodykoontz and Almeada Goodykoontz where she lived her entire life.
After attending East High School, she married Robert W. Mills, and with him, raised three children and maintained a household.
Gladys was an excellent cook, loved to go shopping, and had a great sense of humor.
Gladys was preceded in death by her father Roy Franklin Goodykoontz, mother Almeada Goodykoontz, brothers Esthel and Ray Goodykoontz, sister-in-law Thelma Goodykoontz, grandson Bryan Mills and niece Jan Goodykoontz.
Gladys is survived by her husband, Robert W. Mills, whom she married in 1941; her brother, Jack (Mary) Goodykoontz; two sons, Robert Lee (Therese) and Rodney Alan (Leslie); daughter, Sharon Lynn (Brian) Hastings; grandchildren, Kelly Mills, Adam and Diane Hastings; nieces and nephews. She will be fondly remembered for her loving and kind nature and for her favorite expression, Hang it up!
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, December 28, 2012 at the SCHOEDINGER WORTHINGTON CHAPEL, 6699 N. High Street, where friends may call one hour prior to service.
Burial will follow at Fairview Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Mayfair Activities Fund to the following address: Mayfair Skilled Nursing Care Center, 3000 Bethel Road, Columbus, Ohio 43220.