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Gladdis May (Green) Jones

April 21, 1952 ~ November 5, 2021 (age 69)


Gladdis May Green-Jones

“G Jones”

On April 21, 1952, a beautiful baby girl was born to Edward and Lois Green in Marshall, Texas whom they named Gladdis May Green.

Gladdis attended public schools in Freeport, TX and graduated from Lanier High School in Freeport.  Professing her love for Christ at an early age, she attended New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Freeport, Texas. She later joined Abundant Life Church, under the leadership of Pastor Harold Jackson, Sr. where she became a member and a minister until her health failed. She was also a part of the Women of Pearls and Praise Group.

She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She loved attending church, traveling, watching westerns, and reading the bible. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and her great grandchildren.

Gladdis was a joyful and happy woman, who everyone loved to be around. She was the type of person anyone would love to call mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. 

She transitioned into a new beginning on November 5, 2021.

Gladdis is preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Lois Green; brother, Trollet Darthard; Grandsons, Tydarean Austin Jr “Kobi” and Michael Holmes Jr ``Mikey"; best friends, Mary Brookins and Edna Williams.

Gladdis leaves to cherish her loving and most precious memories to her daughters, Letisha Green, Shalanda Austin, Eunice Toston (Roderick); her sons, Norris White III (Christina), Desmond Nelson, Arinzo Bryan; one sister, Lila White; God-son, Michael Holmes Sr (Jalandra) ; God-daughters, Moshay Palmer and Natia Darthard; 19 grandchildren; 54 great grandchildren; special mom, Dorothy Backman; Special friends; Liza Sweazea and Lady Elect Patricia Jackson;  and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. 

Funeral services will be Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Freeport with Pastor Harold Jackson officiating.

Active pallbearers will be Joshua Spiller, Trincton Thomas, Donald Ray Johnson, Jr., Julius White, Maurice Fields and Harold Jackson, Jr.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Norris J. White III, Desmond Nelson, Arinzo Bryan, Michael Holmes Sr., Deondre Nelson, Kevin Craigs, Kevin Birdow, Brencton Williams,Christopher Smith “Smitty”, Roderick Toston, Cameron Fisher and Zomaryon Bryan.

Flower Bearers will be Donald Johnson III, Daxx Johnson, Amir Austin, Tydarean Austin Jr., Kysen Thomas, Kingston Thomas, Kannen Spradley, Naliyah White, Sema’J Walker, AdorÄ« Varnado, Trinity Thomas, Christian Smith, Macen Smith, Braden Thomas, Nia Austin, Naomi Austin and Aeryn Austin.

Visitation will be on the same day of the service from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Due to the COVID-19 Virus, everyone must wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Final arrangements entrusted to Dixon Funeral Home of Angleton at (979) 849-8800.

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November 20, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New Jerusalem Baptist Church
1615 Skinner Street
Freeport, Texas 77541

Funeral Service
November 20, 2021

11:00 AM
New Jerusalem Baptist Church
1615 Skinner Street
Freeport, Texas 77541

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