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Gloria J. Gladson

May 30, 1931 December 22, 2020
Gloria J. Gladson
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Gloria J. Gladson, 89, of Peoria passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at UnityPoint Health Methodist in Peoria.

She was born May 30, 1931 in Peoria to Tom and Emma Hanelt Griffith.

She married Edward L. Gladson; he preceded her in death in May 2001. Her daughter, Lynn Earnest; parents; brother, George Griffith; sister, Gayle Tice and son-in-law, Ricky Miller also preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Gary (Donna) Gladson, Neil (Shanell) Gladson, Beth Miller, Lori (Jeffrey) Justice; grandchildren, Dr. Michelle Earnest Rahman, Duane Earnest, Thomas Gladson, Tracy Cervantes, Dawn Wettstein, Joshua Gladson, Cori Mayhall, Eli Miller, Jesse Miller, Zachory Gladson; twenty-three great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brother, Gene Griffith and sisters, Shawn Curtis, and Brenda Layman.

Gloria enjoyed playing cards, Bingo and loved playing Keno at the Casino. She loved her family and her grandchildren.

Cremation has been accorded and no services will be held.

The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. Pekin/Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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