November 26, 1938 - February 14, 2021
Mary Kathryn Gladd Born November 26, 1938 in Skiatook, OK to Katie and Sherman Goins. Katie married Bill Watson who was “Dad” to Mary, they preceded her in death. Mary passed this life on February 14, 2021, Valentine’s Day, while being held by her husband John. Mary had 4 siblings, Billy, Bobbie and Betty who preceded her in death and a brother, David Watson of St. Louis, MO. Mary went to Webster high school in Tulsa. She met John Allen Gladd in Noel, MO, and it was love at first sight. They married on June 5, 1959 in Tulsa, OK. Mary had two children, Krista Lynn, who preceded her and John Scott, who remains a loving and stalwart son, and his wife Cindy. Two Grandchildren, John Austin Gladd and Jessica Osborn and husband David. Two Great Grandchildren, Harper and Levi Osborn. Multiple Nephews and Nieces, multiple great friends, including “Y” Thompson and Charlotte Caudell. Although she underwent numerous surgeries and medical conditions, she was always active. She played golf, rode horses, pulling a horse trailer to rodeos, boating, water skiing and snow skiing. She worked full time and received her P.H.T. (Putting hubby through) degree from T.U. Law School. Mary was a longtime member and president of the Tulsa County Bar Auxiliary, member of the Tulsa Cerebral Palsy Association and supporter of the Center for the Physically Limited. She was active as a singer, dancer and show chairman in the Red Glove Review that raised money for the center. She was a cub scout den mother (volunteered by husband John at a school meeting she missed). She received the MAPCO “Unsung Hero’s award for her volunteer work. She had been a member of Kirk of the Hills Church since 1985. Mary was proud of her native American heritage and being a member of the Cherokee Nation. She was tough, loving, beautiful and made 62 years of marriage an inspiration to all their family, friends and her husband John, her 24/7 caregiver the last few years. To John, she was like the song, “The Sweetest Thing I’ve Ever Known Is Loving You. There will be a private family service due to Covid and the weather. For contributions, “Give Someone a Hug.
Mary Kathryn Gladd Born November 26, 1938 in Skiatook, OK to Katie and Sherman Goins. Katie married Bill Watson who was “Dad” to Mary, they preceded her in death. Mary passed this life on February 14, 2021, Valentine’s Day,... View Obituary & Service Information
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