Date of birth: 20 Sep 1902 Nineveh, Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 10 May 1985 Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Source: Columbus Republic, Columbus, Bartholomew, Indiana May 11, 1985
EDINBURGH - Gladys E. Gharst, 82, of Edinburgh, died Friday morning at Bartholomew County Hospital. She was a member of the Edinburgh United Methodist Church, Edinburgh Business Women, and Nineveh Eastern Star. Funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. Ray Chapman and the Rev. George Eagler at 10 a.m. Monday at the Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh. Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery. Mrs. Gharst was born Sept. 20, 1902, in Nineveh, the daughter of Asa B. and Mary Ann Sherman Cobb. She was married to Harry Gharst Feb. 3, 1921, and he survives. Other survivors include two sons, John D. Gharst of Cincinnati and Cleon E. Gharst of Edinburgh; two daughters, Betty Essex of Columbus and Ann Hathaway of Englewood, Fla.; a brother, Earl E. Cobb of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey