Gladys Mae Ogilvie, 87, of Blue Springs, MO passed November 22, 2014 at St. Mary’s Manor. Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 pm Tuesday November 25, 2014 at the Meyers Funeral Chapel 1600 West Main St. Blue Springs, MO. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Bookman Library in Holton, Kansas. Online condolences in Gladys memory may be left at meyersfuneralchapel.com.
Gladys was born April 29, 1927 in Harmony, Arkansas the daughter of Riley and Lola (Dickerson) Smith. On August 10, 1946 in Kansas City, Kansas she married Wayne Ogilvie who survives of the home. After Wayne’s graduation from pharmacy school they lived in Emporia then Lawrence. In 1954 they moved to Holton, Kansas where they owned and operated Ogilvie Drug Store. They were members of Holton 1st United Methodist Church and she was active in early years with her children’s activities. She received a life member pen in W.S.C.S., a life membership for service to United Methodist Women. She also received the Commemorative pen for 40 year service to United Methodist Women. She was also a member of Qui Vive Club and the Bookman Club. Gladys also served as the first Jackson County representative for the Northeast Kansas Library Assn. for 7 years. Gladys and Wayne decided to downsize and moved to Blue Springs, MO in 2009 to be closer to their family. They found a new church home at 1st United Methodist Church of Blue Springs. They most enjoyed the fellowship in Sunday School Class. She was preceded in death by her sisters Ladeane Meyer and Emma Baskin.
In addition to her husband Wayne, she is survived by her son, Dr.Gerald Ogilvie and Annie of Lake Lotawana, MO., daughter Cheryl Hamel and Dr. David of Marysville, KS., grandchildren Brian and Monika Ogilvie, Blake and Julia Ogilvie, Katie Rucinski, Emily and Ryan McLouth, Brooke and Dave Hunkele, Alison and Brett Carolus, great-grandchildren Jack and Dylan Rucinski, Olivia Ogilvie, and Kara Jane McLouth.