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Gladys  M.  Van Wormer-Hollis

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Gladys M. Van Wormer-Hollis, 79, of Athens, died April 16, 2019. Gladys was born February 11, 1940 in Battle Creek to Carl and Lena (Griffin) Outman. Gladys was a long-time member at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and enjoyed jewelry making, crocheting and collecting "knick knacks."

Gladys is survived by her children, Debra (James) Rohrer, Patricia (Bill) Stemaly, Melvin (Tina) Van Wormer, Crystal Smith, Carla Mckenna and Andrea Johnson; 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren and a brother, Robert (Virginia) Outman.

Gladys was preceded in death by her first husband, Melvin Van Wormer; her second husband, Eddie Hollis; a daughter, Tammy Hanson; and siblings Ethel Camp, Judy Stevens, Donald Outman, Dortha Whitman and Carl Outman, Jr.

A memorial service to celebrate Gladys' life will be Monday, April 22, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Arrangements by the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages for the family may be placed at