GASTONIA - Ethel "Tiny" Gladden, 80, passed away April 2, 2014, at Peak Resources of Gastonia.
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She was born February 24, 1934, native of Gaston County, daughter of the late, John J. and Nellie Williams.
She was "a mother to all" who enjoyed gardening and cooking fried potatoes. She retired from A-B Carter after 15 years of service.
A celebration of life service will be held 4 p.m. Saturday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia, officiated by the Rev. L.J. Barnes.
Visitation will be from 2 to 3:45 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Armstrong Cemetery. The family will be gathering at Tiny's home after the service.
Ethel is survived by: sons, Clarence Gladden III and wife, Sherry; Charles Gladden and wife, Sandra; Dennis Gladden; brother, Charles Wil-liams; sisters, Barbara Bumgardner and husband, Donald; Sherry Williams and husband, Zeb; grandchildren, Shane Gladden and wife, Libby; Steven Gladden and wife, Melody; Lisa Teasley; Crissie Lassiter and husband, Robbie; Rhyne "Fat Jack" Gladden; Jamie McSwain and wife, Caro-line; Kimberly Gladden; Heather Meeks and husband, Steven; Rick, Tyler and Skyler Revis; 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Gladden Jr.; sons, Steven and Jackie Gladden; three brothers and one sister.
Memorials may be made to the
- 1901 Brunswick Ave., Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28207.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.
Condolences can be made online at www.greenefuneral.com.
Greene Funeral Service, Westside Chapel
216 Archie Whitesides Road
Gastonia, NC 28052
Published in Gaston Gazette on Apr. 4, 2014