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Gladys Voltz

GASTONIA, N.C. -- Gladys Stanford Voltz, 82, of Gastonia, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2008, at The Robin Johnson House in Dallas, N.C.

She was born Feb. 6, 1926, in Gaston County, daughter of the late William Henry Valentine and Zenia Jimison Crawley. Mrs. Voltz attended First Free Will Baptist Church of Gastonia.

A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Gaston Memorial Park in Gastonia, with the Rev. W.H. Calvert officiating. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, Gastonia

Survivors are sons and daughters-in-law, Reggie Stanford Sr. and Brenda of Gastonia and Randy Stanford and June of Gastonia; brother and sister-in-law, William and Melody Crawley of Gastonia; sisters and brothers-in-law, Diane and Claude Ray Crane, Betty Helms, Merle and Tommy Dean and Lori and Darryl Carswell, all of Gastonia and Ila and Ron Palmer of Maryville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Allison Michelle Hill and Brandy Stanford; and great-grandchildren, David and Ashley Nicole Hill.

She was preceded in death by two husbands, Floyd Stanford and Charles Voltz Sr.; and grandson, Reggie Stanford Jr.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to The Robin Johnson House, c/o Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.

Arrangements by Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, Gastonia. Condolences may be sent to