Gladys Marler

Gladys Ruth Bell Marler, 97, of Chattanooga, and Glendora, Calif., died Thursday, May 1, 2014. She began her career as a seamstress at Pickett's in downtown Chattanooga and became a successful dressmaker. She was the owner of Gladys Marler Alterations in Los Angeles, Calif. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph S. Marler; parents, Ed and Lily May Bell; and six brothers and sisters. Survivors include her children, Norman (Jo) Blanks, of Chattanooga, Larry (Brenda) Marler, of Chattanooga, Vivian (John) Love, of Garden Grove, Calif., and Ron (Debbie) Marler, of Glendora, Calif.; grandchildren, Tommy Blanks and Tamara Blanks, of Chattanooga, Ben (Beth) Marler, of Chapel Hill, Tenn., Evonne (Andy) Kendle, of Chattanooga, Kelly Love, of Orange County, Calif., and Matt (Aimee) Marler, of St. Louis, Mo.; with several great-grandchildren. Dale Kendle will conduct the graveside service on Thursday, May 8, at 1 p.m. in Chattanooga Memorial Park. Send condolences at Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated.

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