Gladys M. Pepiot, age 81, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 10:31 PM at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville, Ohio. She was born on June 24, 1930 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late William Jennings & Josie Pearl (Sharp) Rhoades.
She is survived by her husband, John Pepiot of Versailles, Ohio, whom she married on June 18, 1955; sons and daughters in law, Scott & Sharon Pepiot of Versailles, Brad Pepiot of Versailles, Ohio, and Jeff & Melanie Pepiot of Piqua, Ohio; daughter, Angie Pepiot of Loveland, Ohio; grandchildren, Andrew (Brittany) Pepiot, Jessalyn (Tyler) Slusser, Tyler Pepiot, Emily Pepiot, London Pepiot, Carry Wilson, Anastasia Wilson, Charlene Pepiot, and Alyssa Pepiot; 1 great grandchild; brothers and sisters in law, Harold & Betty Rhoades of Troy, Ohio and Lowell & Eileen Rhoades of Dawn, Ohio; sister and brother in law, Donna Kay & Don Fritz of Greenville, Ohio; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her son, Herman Doug Pepiot and brother, Chalmer Rhoades.
Gladys worked at the Buckeye Overall Factory in Versailles, Ohio. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church and loved gardening, reading, sewing, and was an excellent cook.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 26, 2012 at 10:30 AM at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles, Ohio, with Rev. Fr. David Vincent celebrant. Burial will follow in the St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Sunday, March 25, 2012 from 2-5 PM and Monday from 9-10 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Darke County Cancer Association. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com