Gloria Maye Brenda Bailey, 85 born on February 20, 1936, in Easton, MD, peacefully passed away on
August 7, 2021, at University of Maryland Regional Health in Easton, Maryland. She is the daughter of
the late Joyce Bernice Skinner and Alpheus Horace Thomas. She grew up in Royal Oak, Maryland.
Gloria attended R.R. Moton School. She went on and attended California College for Respiratory
Therapy. Took her exams at Catonsville Community College and passed her State Boards to become a
Certified Respiratory Therapist Tech. Gloria worked for Easton Memorial Hospital for 25 years as a
Licensed Respiratory Therapists Tech until she retired for health reasons.
Gloria was a faithful member at St. Luke U.M.C. in Bellevue MD. She worked as a Lay Reader, Stewardist,
Usher, Chairperson of PPRC, Chair of Worship and Administrative Committee and on the Pastor Parish
Gloria was a kindhearted person who was always ready to give a helping hand when needed. She loved
to shop for shoes, sew and do crossword puzzles. In her spare time, she loved spending her time with
her great-grandchildren they always brought a smile to her face. She was adored by her family and
friends, and she will be remembered for her compassion towards others.
Gloria is survived by her son Gregory A. Gibson, Easton, MD, Granddaughters: Gloria Gibson Palmer
(Thomas) Easton, MD, Michelle Gibson (Hubert Greene) Easton, MD, Janika Batson (Shawn) Easton, MD,
Grandson: Gregory D. Gibson (Megan), Cambridge, MD; nine great-grandchildren: Elijah Palmer,
Serenity Palmer, Jasiah Palmer, Mikayla Gibson, Kohen Gibson, Daijah Roberts, Bre’Ail Greene, Shawn
Batson Jr, Destiny Batson and.; Brother Brad Johnson, her best friends Gloria Baines, Shirley Thomas and
Shirley Bunch along with a host of loving cousins, friends & extended family.
Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, her Sister Basie Thomas, her brother James F. Gibson, her
son Rodney B. Gibson, and a great-granddaughter Trinity R. Palmer.
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