(WADLEY) Gladys Hardnett Staples, 87, of Wadley died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at Lineville Health & Rehabilitation Center.

A graveside service will be Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at 1 p.m. in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Wadley.

Public viewing will be at Vines Funeral Home on Tuesday, Jan. 5, from 2 to 6 p.m.

Mrs. Staples is survived by her three sons, Calvin Staples (Hazel) and Tommy Staples (Terita), both of Roanoke, and Robert Staples of Wadley; three daughters, Mary Jean Staples of Lineville, Linda G. Wilkes of Wadley and Shirley B. McKenzie (Walter) of Lincoln; siblings, Moline Hardnett Rowe of Wadley, Pauline Walker of Queens, N.Y., Vernon Hardnett of Five Points and Mable Nkanta Hardnett of Roanoke; 18 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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