Gladys Brown was born May 28, 1914 in Lockhart, Texas to Fleming Slaughter, Sr. and Pearl Goode Slaughter. She married Miller Brown in 1933 and was a loving and devoted wife until his death. She is preceded in death by both parents, two brothers, Vernon Lemons and Fleming Slaughter, Jr., four sisters, Mae Etta Haynes, Cornelius Byrd, Eva Neal and Frankie Emanuel. Gladys professed Christ early in life and was blessed with a giving heart and sharp mind. She went to school in Lockhart and Buda, Texas. Gladys "Tiny" as she was called by family and friends was one the family could depend on. She was always there and willing to do and to give to others. Gladys never had children, but was a loving and giving aunt to her nieces and nephews. She loved her "babies" (puppies) and her face lit up just talking about them. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, crocheting, and was a loyal San Antonio Spurs' fan. She was also a big fan of WWE Raw wrestling. Gladys was immobile for many years, but she never mentioned her disability and always displayed a big smile and positive attitude. Her beautiful smile will be missed by all who knew and loved her. On Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 6:15 am, she moved into her new home where there in no more pain, no more sorrow and no more tears. She will lovingly be remembered by her niece Johnnie Mae Byrd; great-niece Mary Ann Barnett (Norman); great-nephew Jesse Byrd; special and devoted great-nephew Lawrence Byrd; aunt Elizabeth Walton, all of Austin, Texas; nephew George Underwood; longtime friends and caregivers Bessie Burks and Betty Watson, all of San Antonio, Texas. Also cherishing her memories are goddaughters Inez Bruce and Toni Edwards of El Paso, Texas and a host of other relatives and special friends. John 15:12 "My command is this: love each other as I have loved you."

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  1. Aunt Tiny will always have a special place in my heart as I remember her loving and kind spirit. Rest in peace Auntie. We love you.

  2. Mom as I called her will always have a special and sheltered place in my heart, I will certainly miss her voice and laughter on the phone. She was such a delight in my life,a truly fun person to be around,Sharp as whip even in later years.I remeber growing up she would invite my family to her house on Sundays for dinner. It was eleven children and my parents but she didn’t mind, she treated us like kings & queens.Oh My, What good food she would cook! She was a great blessing to the Moore Family. Pastor Emeritus William Moore sends his prayers and condolences to the family. They were friends a long time. Love you, Mom.

  3. Godmama was a beautiful, loving, caring, and special lady. She has always treated me special from my youth up to her last days. I love her and will miss her very much. I remember the many wonderful times that I spent with her and goddaddy at their home in El Paso. It brings a smile to my face when I think about my birthday parties and Christmas holidays that we shared together in my youth. She is the only godmother that I have ever had. There is not another person that will nor that can take the place of my godmama. She will always hold a special place in my heart. I am trying to follow in her footsteps and be the same type of godmother to my godchildren as she was to me. I am going to miss coming to San Antonio to visit her and talking to her on the telephone. I will also miss her saying, “I love you baby”. She always remembered to ask about my family, the members, and friends that she knew from Bethel COGIC, her home church in El Paso. Godmama is loved and will always be loved by me, her goddaughter, Inez.

  4. I am very sorry for the loss of your dearly beloved one. Sadly, we suffer because of Adam and Eve disobedience. But through Jesus death we have hope. We yearn for the day when sickness and the aging process is reversed. We yearn to see our dear loved ones again. Jesus promised, the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out -John chapter 5 verses 28 and 29. Also Isaiah 33:24 and Job 33:25.

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