Kings Mountain -- Dennis Gerald Gladden, 64, of 2046 Bethlehem Road, passed away on Thursday, January 16th, 2020, at his home.
Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Brenda Gladden and the son of the late Walter Gerald Gladden and Shirley Black Owens. Mr. Gladden retired from textiles and was of Baptist faith.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Gladden is survived by a son, Timothy Gladden, of Kings Mountain; a daughter, Shondi Dellinger and husband, James, of Kings Mountain; three brothers, Freddy Gladden Sr and wife, Pamela, of Kings Mountain, Steve Lail of Shelby, and Derrick Owens and wife, Harmony, of Kings Mountain; a sister, Kathy Blanton, and husband, Phillip, of Kings Mountain; three grandchildren, Zackary Gladden, Bradley Gladden, and Brent McGinnis; a great-grandson, Logan McGinnis; and his step-father, Eugene "Jim" Lail.
Mr. Gladden was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Donna Jean Lail.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 18th, 2020, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at Gordon Mortuary. Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 19th, 2020 at 2:00 pm in the Gordon Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Ronnie Detter officiating. Interment will follow in the Christian Freedom Baptist Church Cemetery. Freddy Gladden, Steve Lail, Derrick Owens, Phillip Blanton, Brent McGinnis, Zackary Gladden will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Bradley Gladden and Logan McGinnis.
The family will be at the residence.
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The Blacksburg location of Gordon Mortuary is serving the Gladden family.
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