Opal Jo Gleaton
ODESSA — Opal Jo Gleaton of Odessa, died June 13, 2004, at Hospice
House. She was born September 16, 1915, in Comanche, TX., to James and
Lou Wranza Handlin.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 17, 2004, at
Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Gleaton married J. I. Gleaton, December 6, 1936, in Wink, TX. She
was a homemaker and a member of Asbury United Methodist Church. She was
always supportive of youth activities at church (First United Methodist
and Asbury United Methodist). She enjoyed playing bridge and visiting
with family members and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, J. I. Gleaton;
brothers, Lloyd Handlin of Kermit, Fred Handlin of Monahans and Cliff
Handlin of Sacramento, Calif.; and sister, Robbie Martello of Awendow,
She is survived by her sons, Joe Gleaton of Odessa and Bryan Gleaton of
San Antonio; sister, Lois White of Odessa; brother, James Handlin of
Hollywood, Fla.; sisters-in-law, Pansy Handlin of Kermit, Bobbie Nichols
of Monahans and Carrie Handlin of Sacramento, Calif.; brother-in-law,
A.J. Martello of Awendow, S.C.; granddaughters, Cynthia Andrews of
Virginia Beach, Va, Stephanie Gleaton of Plano and Shanan Moore of
Odessa; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
If desired, memorials may be made to the youth group at the church of
your choice or Home Hospice of Odessa.
Services entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.