Gladys Young

April 20, 1937 ~ December 11, 2021 (age 84)


Gladys Young, age 84, a resident of Portland, passed away on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at Persimmon Ridge in Portland. 

            Gladys was born on April 20, 1937, in Chicago, Illinois.  She had a heart of gold and fun sense of humor. Gladys was highly creative, loved sewing, her miniature collection and hugs; she also loved music and singing. Gladys was a national roller skating champion.

            Survivors include:

            1 daughter:  Karen Rose (husband Jim) – Portland, Indiana

            2 sons:  John Johnson (wife Maria) – Foresthill, California

                         Ken Johnson (wife Sharon) – Spring Hills, Florida

            Several grandchildren: Michelle Frazee (husband Michael), Erin Rose, Michael Johnson, Jamie Howard (husband Andrew), Nicole Maynard (husband Michael)

            Several great-grandchildren: Alexander Frazee, Nathan Frazee, Ember Maynard, Noah Howard

            No services are scheduled at this time. 

            Arrangements entrusted to Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  


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