Gladys M. Lehman
March 31, 1928- December 29, 2017
Gladys M. Lehman, 89, a resident of Chapel Pointe at Carlisle, passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017 in UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle. She was born on March 31, 1928 in Cleona, Lebanon County, and was a daughter of the late Elmer M. and Carrie A. (Light) Books, and the widow of J. Wilmer Lehman, who passed away on December 4, 2013.
Gladys was a 1946 graduate of Lebanon High School. She worked in settlements with the former Coon & Co. Real Estate and as the bookkeeper and secretary with the former ladies apparel store “Wengers”, both of Carlisle. Gladys is a longtime member of The Meeting House (formerly known as the Carlisle Brethren in Christ Church), and where she was a member of the Carlisle District Sunday School Association for many years.
She is survived by two daughters; Gail L. (Kevin) Ryan of Souderton and Lanette L. (Jim) Kellie of Larned, KS, one brother; Elmer L. Books of Cleona, eight grandchildren; Meghan Ryan, Nathanael Ryan, Michael Ryan, Jeremy Snyder, Luke Snyder, Carrie Kellie, Jason Kellie and Emily Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband Wilmer; one brother, Curtis Books; one sister, Irma Mellinger; and one grandson, Aaron E. Snyder,
Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018 in The Meeting House, 1155 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle, with Rev. Kenneth Hoke officiating. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. A viewing will be held on Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the church and on Friday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to Chapel Pointe at Carlisle, 770 S. Hanover St, Carlisle, PA 17013. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements. Visit www.Since1853.com to send condolences.