Gladys Marie Smeltzer, Pyles, Childers of Ely, Nevada formerly of South Point, Ohio passed away May 18, 2014 in Ely, NV.  She was born June 29, 1922 in South Point, OH daughter of the late James W. and Ruby McClure Smeltzer.  She was preceded in death by husbands Raymond Pyles and Sam Childers; brothers Clifford, Errol and Jack Smeltzer; sisters Katherine Dickey and Marjorie Watts and grandsons Shawn and Kevin Brown.

Gladys retired from Northwest Airlines after 27 years of service.  She was an active member of First Baptist Church of South Point, OH and member of the First Baptist Church in Ely, NV.

She is survived by three sons James E. Brown (Debbie) of Chesapeake, OH, Michael L. Brown of New Bern, NC and Robert W. Pyles (Sandy Gardner) of Ely, NV; sister Betty Qualls of Ashland, KY; grandson Michael (Kelly) Brown of Barboursville, WV; granddaughter Kim (Wade) Langston of Stanton, AL; several nephews and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at Schneider -Griffin Funeral Home in South Point, OH.  Interment will follow in the White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville, WV.

In Lieu of flowers family request expression of sympathy to the First Baptist Church of South Point, OH or Ely, NV or Charity of one’s choice.