Gladys V. Brandon

October 10, 1916 - August 9, 2012

10/10/1916 - 08/09/2012

Brandon, Gladys V. ElliottClark, 95, of McMechen, WV, died Thursday, August 9, 2012 in Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital, Wheeling, WV.
She was born October 10, 1916 in McMechen, a daughter of the late Luther V. and Olive Logston Elliott.
Mrs. Brandon was a graduate of Union High School; a member of the First Christian Church, McMechen, and the Volunteer Senior Companions of the United Way. Over the years, she held many offices in PTA’s and other organizations. In 1953, she became a Justice of the Peace Magistrate of Marshall County, and in 1962, she became the first councilwoman for the City of McMechen.
She enjoyed sewing for her grandchildren, doing crafts and playing bingo.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, H. Lemoyne Clark and Leo Brandon; a son-in-law, John Warsinsky; a great-great-grandson, Coulton Cooper.
Surviving are three daughters, Harriet Prager and Rosetta William Amsbaugh, both of McMechen and Karen Warsinsky of Georgia; a brother, Gene Carolyn Elliott of Florida; a sister, Rosetta McMahon of North Carolina; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
At Mrs. Brandon’s request, there will be no visitation.
Friends are invited to attend graveside services at 11:00 am, Saturday, August 18, 2012 at the McMechen Cemetery, with Pastor Rodney Hubbs officiating. Following the services, a luncheon will be held at the home of her daughter, Harriet Prager, 4 Carla Ave., McMechen.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall St., McMechen.
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Sue Roe
7 years ago

Dear Patty. So sorry about the loss of your Grand- Mother, She sounded like she was a remarkable woman. Sending you prayers,love and a big hug from Dirk and me.

Love Sue

Sue Pelley
7 years ago

Harriet I was so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. You are in my thoughts. If there is anything I can do, you only have to ask.

Sandy Schafer
7 years ago

Harriet–So sorry about your mom. I think she was a wonderful person. Her quick wit and knowledge of life made her fun to be around. I won’t forget that she won the trivia contest at my picnic. She won all the prizes!! Please know my prayers are with you and your family. Love you.

Diana Magers
7 years ago


Thinking of you and your family.

Memories are something that cannot be taken away, and you have some wonderful ones. Gladys was a great lady. Diana and Roger

Paul Gockstetter
7 years ago

Karen: Just wanted to offer my condolences in the loss of your mom. She was a terrific lady loved by all.

Marsha clark
7 years ago

To my favorite sister in law. Good

luck, Gladys!

Dooley, Diana, Tina, Rick and John Logston
7 years ago

Truthful, just, kind hearted and thoughtful, you were a good influence on me as I was growing up in the narrows – Dooley

7 years ago

We will miss you, Grandma. RIP.


Jess and family great granddaughter

7 years ago

Words cannot express the love respect and gratitude I have for you MOM. You were a great mother, friend and confidant. I know you are with our Lord and Saviour and at peace but you will be thought of constantly and your in my heart Forever. Love Karen