Gladys Meeks Vindal

gladys vindal
Gladys Meeks Vindal, 98, of Asheville, died on Friday, July 3, 2009, at her home following a brief illness. A native of Georgia, Mrs. Vindal was the daughter of the late Charles and Etta Hogan Meeks. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Harold M. Vindal, who died in 1998. Mrs. Vindal graduated from Wesleyan College and from the Library School at Emory University. She retired in 1972 from the Library of the George Washington University. She and her husband spent most of their career years in various Virginia suburbs adjacent to Washington, DC. They then lived in Tallahassee, FL for 18 years before moving to Asheville in 1989, coinciding with their 50th wedding anniversary. She is survived by her sons, William Vindal, of Asheville, and Scott Vindal, daughter-in-law, Angela Montgomery, and granddaughter, Alex Montgomery, all of Asheville; her granddaughter, Christina Vindal Roth and husband Justin, of Los Angeles, CA; and nephews, Edgar Barrett and wife Judy, of Havana, FL, and Charles Jacobson and wife Ardis, of Waunakee, WI. Mrs. Vindal will be interred with her husband, Harold, at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, in Black Mountain. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.

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  1. Scott and Angela, our thoughts and sympathy are with you and your family in the death of your mother, and mother-in-law. She had a long and interesting life and was ready for that promised eternal rest.
    Rita and Roger

  2. What a great lady! It must have been twenty years ago that she and Harold came to Asheville. For many of those years it was my privilege to meet with her once a year. She’ll be missed!

  3. I had a dream last night i woke up with the words ‘California Vindal Charlie’ i went to the Enternet and came across this link. I’am here to pay my respect. God Bless You.

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