Gloria was born in Camden, New Jersey to Margaret Nock Williams and Sylvester Johnson. Beloved wife of Richard Lowery for 34 years. Mother of James (Friend Tammy) and Darin "Jesse" Williams, Richard Lowery, Jr., and the late Shelley Lowery. Godmother of Tony Muns and Roy White. Sister of Bernadette (Billy) Holmes, the late Howard Williams, Craig (Nitza) Williams, Ernie (Cecille) Williams, and Edward Johnson. Daughter-in-law of Mrs. Rachel Lowery. Sister-in-law of Carrie Lowery Harrell, Sheila Lowery, Janette Lowery, April Lowery, Samuel (Barbara) Lowery, William Lowery. Special friend of JP and Tammy Pruitt, Trudy and Bobbi Hutchinson, Marcia Snype, the Unique Positive Crew, Alberta Wincester, and many others. Also survived by her special granddaughter, Darrein Grimme, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles, friends, and neighbors.
Gloria attended Camden High School and was an academic student during her tenure. She was best known for her kind heart, beautiful smile, and helping hands. She passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2016 at Vitas Hospice Kennedy Hospital, Stratford.
Private funeral services will be held on Wednesday, for the immediately family only. Interment in Sunset Memorial Park, Pennsauken. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations should be made in Gloria's name to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia at https://give.chop.edu/page/content/give.