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Gladys King

March 12, 1927 — December 26, 2021


Gladys Shadow King, age 94 of Brentwood, TN passed away December 26, 2021.  Gladys was born in Winchester, TN to the late John Washington and Kathryn Williams Shadow.  She was a retired teacher from Two Rivers Jr. High with fourteen years of service.  Member of Brentwood First Presbyterian Church.  Former member of the Ladies of the Hermitage.  Preceded in death by husband, Thomas G. King, Jr.; grandchildren, James Thomas “J.T.” King and Mary Kathryn Bateman; son in law, Matthew Bateman.  Survived by:  sons, Thomas G. III (Jere) King and Gilbert Brian (Sheila) King; daughters, Mary Kathryn (Dennis) O’Riley and Suzanne Bateman; grandchildren, Kelly O’Riley, Leigh (Mark) McManus and Jessica Bateman; great grandchildren, Luke Thomas, Evelyn Boyer and John Parker McManus.  Visitation will be 3:00 – 7:00 PM Thursday, February 3, 2022 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home.  A Celebration of Life Service will be 10:00 AM Friday, February 4, 2022 at Brentwood First Presbyterian Church, 1301 Franklin Road, Brentwood, TN.  Pastor Perry Muse will officiate.  Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service at the church.  Inurnment will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Park.  The family is requesting that masks be worn for the services and the visitations.  Memorials may be made to Brentwood First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 2454, Brentwood, TN  37024.  WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 615 794-2289

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Thursday, February 3, 2022

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Williamson Memorial Funeral Home

3009 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064

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Celebration of Life

Friday, February 4, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Brentwood Presbyterian Church

1301 Franklin Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027

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