Gloria Owens

May 17, 2021


Gloria Jean Owens-Williams was born on March 24,1944 to the late Helena Holt and the late Jesse Denson in Trenton, New Jersey. Our Heavenly Father, called the two­
time cancer survivor to her Heavenly Home in the early sunrise on Monday, May 17, 2021. She was truly an inspiration, a pillar of strength and hope to all battling cancer 
for over twenty years. Gloria wore and decorated her home in for the entire month of October demonstrating that life is worth living with her beautiful smile uplift­ing others. 
Gloria confessed Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at an early and was baptized at Jerusalem Baptist Church in Trenton under the leadership of the late Reverend Jacob B. 
Singleton. She later joined the First Baptist Church of Yardley in Yardley, Pa under the leadership of Bishop Tahijj Counts. 
Gloria was educated in the Trenton Public Schools. She attended Trenton Central High School and went to work immediately upon completion. She work at Carter- Wallace, 
the personal company in Trenton, NJ, retiring from there after 27 years of dedicated service. In retirement, she never stop working spending her time helping her family and others in anyway she could. She was truly a giver of her time. She love to Celebration Life, taking advantage of every opportunity to gather her family for her birthday and other occasions to showcase her dancing skills. She loved playing Bingo, Cards and shopping for herself and others. 
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Shirley Wade, brothers Earl Holt, Jesse and Butch Denson, maternal Grandparents William and Helena Smith, paternal Grandmother Catherine Brown, three maternal uncles Harry Owens, William Owens, and Abraham Smith. Seven maternal aunts Carrie Roberts, Frances McNeil, Florence McClendon, Annie Upshur, Janette William-Powell, Joann Kirkman and Judy Atkins. 
She leaves to cherish her loving memories her husband Steiner Williams Jr., a daughter Scarlett Morgan, a son Rodney Owens (Tammy), adopted daughters Elizabeth Wade 
and Lakisha Holt, three stepdaughters Shakia Williams, Steinett Williams and Lakisha Goss, Grandson Allen C. Harrison, Granddaughter Alana Harrison, sister Ruby Taylor, two adopted sons Craig and Jaquan Wade, her Mother-in-law Jimmie Lee Williams and Goddaughter Tynika Wade. 
Four special nieces Yvonne Wade, LaShaya Turner, Regina Holt and Shirelle Wade, adopted nice Rena Reynolds. Five special nephews Frederick Wade, Jerome Holt 
(Madeline), Charles Wade Jr., DeShawn Wade, and Antwon Holt. Brothers-in-laws Charles Wade, Sr., Brian Williams, Darryle Williams, Derrick Williams and Ronald Williams. Sisters-in-laws Shawn Williams and Shirl Williams-Gardner. Adopted son-­in-law Allen F Harrison. Longtime special friends Joyce Mitchell, Carol Trower, Bar­bara Marshall, Paulette Glover, Nancy Syphax, Special sons Anthony McDaniels, Eugene Williams, Joseph Rattley and Alfred Oliver. The Bingo crew Ms. Cindy, Bobby Dupree and Jackie Lynch. And a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins and devoted friends.


Funeral service will be 1pm Friday, May 28, 2021 at Samaritan Baptist Church,531 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd , NJ 08618.  Calling hour will be 12pm until the time of service.  Interment will be at Ewing Cemetery, Ewing, NJ.   

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 Service Program


May 28, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Samaritan Baptist Church

Funeral Service
May 28, 2021

1:00 PM
Samaritan Baptist Church Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd


Ewing Cemetery
78 Scotch Rd
Ewing, NJ 08628

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