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  • "Gladys, I thought you on your Birthday! I sure miss talking..."
  • "Gladys, I was thinking about you when I watched the season..."
  • "Gladys, I was thinking about you when I finished watching..."
  • "happy mothersday glady. it is beautiful weather. nice and..."
  • "Gladys hired me for my first real job at the Broadway..."
    - Debbie Viers (Calder)
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March 3, 1924 ~ February 15, 2013

Gladys Burchfield, 88, passed away Feb. 15, 2013 in Yuma, AZ, where she lived with her sister Marlene (Trent) Crane for the past year and a half. She was born March 3, 1924 in Sheridan, OR and graduated from Providence Academy in Vancouver, WA in 1943.
Gladys worked for many years as manager and bookkeeper for the Adamson movie theaters in Vancouver. The theaters included the State, Mission, Kiggens, Broadway and Castle.
Left to cherish her memory are: sister and brother-in-law, Marge and Dale Burton and nephew Stu Burton, all of Vancouver, WA; sister and brother-in-law Marlene and Trent Crane of Yuma, AZ; nephews, Scott Skeans of Yuma, AZ and Mark Skeans of Vancouver, WA; and lifelong friends, Debbie Laddusaw, Betty Ann Howard, Jim Mitchell and Dyana Mitchell.
She was preceded in death by her former husband, Robert Burchfield; and her sister and brother-in-law, Floyd and Geri Keller.
Gladys was laid to rest at Sunset Vista Cemetery in Yuma, AZ in the sunshine she loved so much.
Arrangements were made by Sunset Vista Funeral Home, Cemetery and Crematory.
No services were held.
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Published in The Columbian on Feb. 19, 2013