Gladys Kimsey

Gladys Adaline Stephenson Kimsey, 88, of Whittier, formerly of Bryson City went home to be with the Heavenly Father Thursday, March 23, 2017. A native of Swain County, she was the daughter of the late Garland and Julie Woods Stephenson and wife of the late Morris Kimsey Jr. She was also preceded in death by her grandson, Travis Watkins and several brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her son, Mike Meadows (Nada) of Jackson County; daughter, Shirley Ward of Jackson County; grandson, Brandon Meadows. She was a loving grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother.

The family will receive friends from 11 am until 1 pm Sunday at Crisp Funeral Home with a graveside service to follow at Sawyer Cemetery.