She is survived by her daughters Vickie (Jim), Andrea (Gary) and Heidi (Dave), five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and two great-great-grand children.
She is preceded in death by her husband Louis, her parents, two brothers and a sister.
She was born and raised in Morrisville, NC and she never forgot her southern roots.
She went to college to become a Home Economics teacher, was a Navy veteran and a beautician.
She sewed all of the clothes for her family.
Gladys was a prolific crocheter and gave away many beautiful afghans.
She also loved gardening, and her yard was always beautiful.
Gladys lived her life on her own terms to the end.
In the last year of her life she received loving and excellent care from Nora’s Home Care.
A graveside service is planned for 12:30 pm, Friday, May 2nd at Sunset Hills Memorial Park, 1215 145th Place SE, Bellevue