Posted: June 26th, 2015



GLADYS HOLT STRINGAM, beloved wife of the late Woodrow Sylvester Stringam, passed away peacefully in Raymond on June 6, 2015 at the age of 92 years.

Gladys was born on July 29, 1922 in Raymond to Franklin Truman and Sarah Bullock Holt, the last of 11 children. She married Woodrow on December 1, 1954 in the Cardston Alberta Temple.

Gladys is survived by her children: Myrna Murray, Laguna Woods, CA; Karen (Wade) Seely, Blackfoot, ID; Arlene (Rick) Neilson, Newport Beach, CA; Reed (Clarese) Stringam, West Jordan, UT; Janice (Brian) Fairbanks, Raymond, Alberta; daughter-in-law Jeannie (Jim) Derricott, Lehi, UT; 21 grandchildren; 56 great grandchildren, and 5 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Woodrow in 1998, son Wade in 1991, great great grandson Connor in 2013, her parents, and all 10 of her siblings.

Gladys attended school in Raymond and worked for many years as a telephone operator, bank teller, teacher’s aide and bookstore manager (where she worked with Woody from 1980 to 1992).

She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served a mission in the Eastern States (Pennsylvania and New York) from 1948 to 1950. She held many callings, most of them in music. Gladys loved to dance and enjoyed listening to Lawrence Welk up until her passing. The temple was a big part of her life and she attended as often as possible.

The Funeral Service will be held in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, KNIGHT STREET CHAPEL, 260 E 200 N, Raymond on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. with Bishop Noel Smith officiating. Friends may meet the family prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m.

Interment to follow in the Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Missionary Fund or the Humanitarian Fund of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or to a charity of your choice.

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