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Gladys Preston Denson
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1915
Americus
Sumter County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 12, 1992
Agawam
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Wife of Juel Denson Sr.
SS# 023-28-9616 Issued in Massachusetts [1953 & 1955]
Last residence: 117 Washburn St., Springfield, MA

She is missed by her children and many family members, foster children and friends.

Union-News, Springfield, MA- Friday, August 14, 1992
Gladys Denson , foster-mother to 100 children

Gladys (Preston) Denson , 76, of 117 Washburn St., a foster-mother to more than 100 children, died Wednesday in an Agawam nursing home.

Born and schooled in Americus, Ga., she lived in Springfield for the past 41 years. She was a member of the Springfield Revival Time Deliverance Center and the church's Mothers Board.

She was the widow of Juel Lee Denson .

She leaves four sons, Louis, John and Calvin of Springfield, and Ernest of Los Angeles, Calif.; nine daughters, Tina Nero, Rebecca Denson , Mary Helen Denson , Lavonne Denson , Emma Denson , Tommie Johnson, Gladys Kilpatrick, Elvira Shepard, and Mary Lee Robinson of Springfield; 40 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be Monday afternoon at the center, with burial in Oak Grove Cemetery. Calling hours at Harrell Funeral Home are on Sunday evening.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 3330 Main St., Springfield, 01107.


 
 
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 Spouse:
  Juel Lee Denson (1910 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth D. Denson Bess (1932 - 1989)*
  Mary Lee Denson Robinson (1936 - 2008)*
  Calvin Denson (1938 - 2006)*
  Elvira Denson Shepard (1940 - 2017)*
  Juel Lee Denson (1942 - 1988)*
  Emma Mae Denson (1951 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Springfield
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Roberta (Schott) Cyr
Record added: Oct 20, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9679769
Gladys <i>Preston</i> Denson
Added by: Roberta (Schott) Cyr
 
Gladys <i>Preston</i> Denson
Added by: Roberta (Schott) Cyr
 
Gladys <i>Preston</i> Denson
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Maw, your daughter Elvira has joined you. You are now together once again. R.I.P.
- Roberta (Schott) Cyr
 Added: Apr. 6, 2017
You are missed and cherished by us all.
God Bless You
- Roberta (Schott) Cyr
 Added: Oct. 20, 2004
 
 
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