1924 – 2018
Gladys Todd Carter Canada of Loris passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice House in Whiteville. She was 94.
Mrs. Canada was born on March 25, 1924 in Loris, a daughter of the late Furnie Cornelius Todd and the late Lucy Ann Hardee Todd.
Mrs. Canada was a loving homemaker and a longtime member of Wayside Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Lois Wray of Little River, Linda Todd of Myrtle Beach, Lorraine Skipper and husband, Lynn of Nichols, and Amanda Goodwin and husband, Ricky of Whiteville; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; her sister, Dorenda Long of Wilmington, and many loving nieces and nephews.
Gladys was predeceased by her first husband, William Jasper Carter; her second husband, Carl Canada; daughter, Myrna Coleman; two brothers, Johnny Todd and Horry Todd; two grandchildren, Robbie Livingston, III and Lisa Wray Howsare; two sisters, Esther T. Mishoe and Eulee Gressell; two son-in-laws, Ronald Wray and Jackie Todd and two sister-in-laws, Ruby Todd and Chellie Todd.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, at Hardwick Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Floyd officiating. Committal services followed at Cherry Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Mercy Hospice, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472.
A guest register is available here.