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OBITUARY

Gladys Naomi Baker Glover

October 2, 1918March 16, 2020

Gladys Naomi Baker Glover, 101, passed away on March 16, 2020 in Springfield, VA.

Gladys was born in Prosper, TX to William and Damia Baker on October 2, 1918. She married Earl Glover on June 10, 1942, in Fort Worth, TX. She graduated from Texas Women’s University with a Bachelors in Business.

She worked at Texas A&M where she met her future husband and then worked for the Federal Reserve Bank in DC for several years.

She was a master bridge player, seamstress, and a great ballroom dancer.

Gladys is preceded in death by her husband Earl, her parents and siblings.

Gladys is survived by her daughter, Ann (Maureen Walker) Eubank and her son, Robert (LeeAnn) Glover; son-in-law, Procter (Joanne) Eubank; Grandchildren, Carrie (Chris Christoff) Morris, Rebecca (Nick) Reichert, Chris (Taylor Porter) Glover, Alex (Alyssa Merk) Glover and Katie Glover; Great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Morris, Jillian Reichert and Everly Reichert and niece Paula (Michael) Daugherty and her children Colton and Taylor.

Memorials may be given to your local hospice organization.

The family of Gladys Glover wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Capital Caring Hospice, specifically Elaine and Ben, and Greenspring where she lived for many years, especially Melanie, Margaret, and all of the wonderful staff at Rose Court on the 4th floor.

Graveside services were held Thursday, March 19, 2020 at National Memorial Park in Falls Church, VA.

Services

  • Graveside Service Thursday, March 19, 2020

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Paula Daugherty

March 21, 2020

My family and I went to visit Aunt Gladys in July of 2006 when she was 87 years old. She picked us up at the train station. I got in the front seat and noticed the ballet shoes and Tai Chi equipment on the floorboard. I assumed it belonged it someone else. But no! It was hers and she then told us all about the classes she took. When we got to her residence she informed us that she lived on the 3rd floor. Aunt Gladys then told us we could take the elevator but she would be taking the stairs!! Michael and I at 42 years old would have rather taken the elevator, but up the stairs we went. We couldn't let our 87 year old aunt out do us! My children, Taylor and Colton, thought she was hilarious because she was so frank about everything. But she spoke very highly of her family and my dad, Woodrow Baker, her brother. I know my dad loved her very much. They spoke on the phone quite often because it was important to them to stay in touch. I will always be grateful for the visit and that Aunt Gladys welcomed us so graciously. We all loved her very much.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY