Gretna Gans was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 25, 1931. She departed this earthly life on February 3, 2021 at the Scarlet Oak Center.
In 1948 she married Rubin Uyless Gans, Sr. He preceded her in death on August 11, 1997. Gretna Gans leaves not to mourn, but to cherish her memory. She was blessed with 8 children plus her adopted niece, Harriett Anderson.
She is joining her children, Rubin Uyless Gans, Jr. and Brenda Carol Taylor-Gans, who preceded her in death.
She leaves her devoted children, Dorothy Ann (Don) Gordon, Robert Gans, Mary Lynn (Timothy) Givens, Rochelle Marie (David) Harris, Kenneth James Gans, Thomas Glenn Gans, Harriett Burroughs, and her dog, Hurley.
She leaves 18 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 3 great-great grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.