Greaves, Gladys (nee Mackenzie) 97 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday December 14, 2016 at Iler Lodge in Essex. Beloved wife of the late Ivan (2005). Loving mother of Joan Young and husband Elmer, Essex; Judy Cribley and late husband Terry (2006), Essex and the late Jim (1959). Dearest grandmother of Jim (Marie), Teri Lynn (Rob), Ken (Alycia), Chris (Angeline), Joe (Liberty), 12 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Dearest sister of Marion Shuttleworth and predeceased by her sisters, Eleanor Watson and Helen Matier. Gladys worked at the Sears Catalogue Office in Essex for many years. She loved traveling and was an avid camper enjoying many fun times with their trailer club. The family would like to give a special thank you to the incredible staff at Iler Lodge for their loving care. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (776-4233) on Friday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Gladys' life will be held from the funeral home on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 11:00 am. Linda Blair officiating. Interment Greenlawn Cemetery, Oldcastle. Gladys lost her son Jim at the age of 16 due to leukemia, therefore the family would appreciate donations made to the Leukemia Research Fund. Friends may send condolences online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca.