GLORIA JENELL PERRY, was born on August 31, 1948 to the late Chauncey Reeves and Edna Murray in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She departed this life on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at her home in Aberdeen, Maryland.
She received her education in the public school system and later received her Associates of Arts Degree in Nursing. On October 19, 1967, she was united in holy matrimony to William Perry. From this union, 2 sons were born.
Gloria was a faithful and dedicated member of Clarks United Methodist Church in Bel Air, Maryland. She was a member of several communities, ministries and organizations. She served on the Usher Board, Gaius Ministry, Senior Ministry Chairman, Kitchen Committee Member, Clarks United Methodist Women’s Secretary, Women’s Choir and Leadership and Worship Committee.
She was also very active in her community and served in many capacities. She was a member of the Harford Memorial Hospital Retention/Peer Review Committee, Red Hat Society, Post 55 Ladies Auxiliary, PTO Secretary/Treasurer, Parent Advisory Board Rep, Liaison at Halls Cross Road, PTSO /Secretary, Board Member, Citizen Advisory Rep at Aberdeen Middle School and PTSO, Parent Rep at Aberdeen High School.
She loved Fashion Shows, planning events and traveling.
She leaves to cherish her memories; husband, William Perry, Jr; 2 sons, William (Sherrie) Perry, III and Vincent Perry; 1 grandchild; Khamerron Perry; 1 sister, Helen Tate; 1 uncle, McKinley Rice; 1 nieces, Evita Soto; 1 nephew, Timothy C. (Cherry) Ringgold; great nieces and nephew, Justin (Charkle), Jacelyn and Chantal; special friends, Betty, Shirley, Bea, Lisa and a host of other friends