Gladys Yvonne Taylor, 85, Deming, New Mexico resident formerly of Brownwood, Texas passed away Saturday February 9, 2019 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
A memorial service will be held in Deming at Ninth Street Church of Christ Tuesday February 12, 2019 at 10 o’clock in the morning. Charles Prince will officiate. The services in Brownwood, Texas will be held Friday February 15, 2019 at 1 o’clock in the afternoon at Greenleaf Cemetery. Roland Bowen of the Austin Avenue Church of Christ will officiate.
Gladys was born January 3, 1934 to Gladys Pearce and Calbert Penn in Brownwood, TX. Until moving to Deming in 2003 she lived in Brownwood where she worked as a store clerk, accountant and manager in grocery stores. She was an active member of the Church of Christ there and in Deming her church was the Ninth Street Church of Christ.
She is survived by a son, Sam (Julia) Reagan of Tularosa, NM; 2 daughters, Deborah (Kenneth) Stockton of Deming and Denise (Randy) Lindsey of Hillsboro, NM; 7 grandchildren, Chad Reagan, Craig Stockton, Ginger Jones, Clay Stockton, Brandi Lindsey, Brooke Scarsella and Rankin Lindsey; 13 great-grandchildren Koye, Avy Jo, Darin, Dezi, Zane, Hayden, Charlotte, Morgan, Taylor, Cutter, Teagan, Raelynn and Bristol and a sister, Emma Jean Neal of Seguin, TX; 2 sisters-in-law, Peggy Penn of Sweetwater, TX and Wilma Penn of Brownwood, TX. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Gladys was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Johnny & Calvert Penn Jr.
Serving as pallbearers will be Craig and Clay Stockton, Rankin Lindsey, Brandon Jones and Matt Scarsella.
The family expresses their gratitude to Dr. George Williams and his staff to the Bee Hive Assisted Living, the Jim Wood Care Center and Mesilla Valley Hospice.
Services in Brownwood will be directed by Blaylock Funeral Home, 1914 Indian Creek Rd., Phone: 325-203-4027.
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