Gerry L. Wiles, 86, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2014, in Medina. Gerry was born January 25, 1928 in Cleveland, to the late Dr. William and Gladys (Hoover) Davis. She taught school at Applewood Elementary School in Brunswick, and retired after 29 years of teaching. Gerry was involved with the youth all of her life, being a Boy Scout, Girl Scout, and 4-H Leader. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and Delta Kappa Gamma, life member of the Eastern Star Masonic Order, and a charter member of Medina Presbyterian Church USA, where she served as an Elder.
Gerry is survived by her loving husband, Lloyd, to whom she was married 65 years; loving mother of David Wiles of Cincinnati, Dr. Kathleen Wiles of Massillon, and Karen (Edward) Crockett of Columbus; devoted grandmother of Lori (Chris) Marmon, Jeffrey (Erin) Wiles, Ben Crockett, Andrew Crockett, and Jaymes Wiles; great-grandmother of Olivia, Julia, Joshua, and Avery; and dear sister of Shirley Vacha of Parma Heights. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, William and Robert Davis.
Family will receive friends Saturday, February 15, 2014, from 10 until 11 A.M., at Medina Presbyterian Church, 5020 Burgundy Bay Blvd., Medina, with services to follow at 11 A.M. Reverend Henry Pierce will officiate.
In keeping with Gerry’s love of youth, in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Medina Presbyterian Church Youth Fund at the above address.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com