Gladys G. Devericks, 78, of Keokuk, formerly of Warsaw, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy. Gladys was born on June 8, 1940, in Warsaw, Illinois, the daughter of Lawrence and Goldie (Crabtree) Leffler. On May 5, 1962, she was united in marriage to Willis Devericks in Warsaw, Illinois. He survives.
Gladys attended the Family Worship Center Church in Keokuk and attended school in Warsaw. She worked as a babysitter her entire life. Gladys loved music, and enjoyed singing in church and nursing homes. In her free time, she enjoyed baking for her grandchildren.
Gladys is survived by her husband Willis Devericks; her son Brian Devericks; three grandsons: Wade, Brian, Jr., and Jake Devericks; one granddaughter Sabrina; four great-grandchildren; and her sister Dollie (Archie) Kirby.
Gladys is preceded in death by her parents; her son Arthur Devericks; her daughter Lisa Devericks; her sister Emma; and two brothers: Julius Leffler and James Leffler.
Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Monday, June 3, 2019, at Printy Funeral Home in Warsaw, with burial to follow at Oakland Cemetery in Warsaw. Visitation will be held on Monday from noon to 2 pm at the funeral home directly before the service.
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