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Gladys B. Cousin

1935 ~ 2022 (age 86)

Obituary

Gladys Bernice Cousin, age 86, went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 5, 2022, after a lengthy illness, at Stone Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. 

Gladys was born November 29, 1935, in Minter City, Mississippi. Soon after her birth, she moved to Arkansas with her parents where she grew up and attended Lakeview High School. Post her graduation she moved to Dayton, Ohio where she resided the majority of her life.

Gladys retired from Montgomery County Juvenile Court after 30 years of service.  She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, reading, designing silk floral arrangements, and helping others.

She is preceded in death by her parents, James and Elvira Coley; her beloved husband of 54 years, Otis J. Cousin; beloved daughter, Robin Cousin Walton; sisters, Ernestine Coley, Beatrice Dolphin; sisters-in-law, Lucille Thompson, Mary Richardson and Daisy Coley.

Gladys leaves to cherish her memory, her devoted children: daughter, Roslyn Cousin Bolden, and son, Gary O. Cousin; grandson, Justin A. Bolden; great grandson, Tristan A. Bolden, all of Dayton, Ohio; brothers and sisters, James Coley, Harden (Arden) Coley, Susan Thompson, Patricia Oldham, all of Dayton, Delores Martin of Buffalo, New York, Dorothy (Alton) Parks of Nashville, Tennessee, Jacqueline Lewis of Atlanta, Georgia; honorary brothers and sisters, Fronzetta Capps, Walter and Kay Motley; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members, and friends.

Walk-through visitation 9-11 am Friday, January 14, at the House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc., 2107 N. Gettysburg Ave. Family will receive friends 10-11 am. (Mask Required). Live stream service at 11 am. Link: www.facebook.com/Stream-All-Services-102620271622310/ Interment Woodland Cemetery.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 14, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc.
2107 N. Gettysburg Ave.
Dayton, OH 45406

Funeral Service
Friday
January 14, 2022

11:00 AM
House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc.
2107 N. Gettysburg Ave.
Dayton, OH 45406

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