Gloria Barden Blake

Gloria Barden Blake

August 25, 1940 - April 28, 2011

Gloria Barden Blake

August 25, 1940 - April 28, 2011


Blake, Gloria Barden, 70, of Gwynn’s Island, VA, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 28, 2011, after a prolonged illness. She is survived by her beloved husband of 51 years, Dan Blake; daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Keith Poe; son and daughter-in-law, Preston, Jr. and Kathryn Blake; grandchildren Carly and Taylor Blake, Scott, Dana and Sara Poe, Mitchell and Evin Cowan; brother, Ryland Barden and his wife Anne; sister-in-law, Barbara Barden; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Maurice and Gertrude Barden; and a brother, Maurice “Bubba” Barden, Jr. Gloria was retired from Chesterfield County Schools. She was a member of Branch’s Baptist Church in Richmond and Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church, Gwynn, VA. The family will receive friends 5 to 8 pm Tuesday at Morrissett Funeral Home, 6500 Iron Bridge Road (Rte 10), Richmond, VA. Her funeral service will be 11 am Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Dale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Branch’s Baptist Church, 3400 Broad Rock Blvd., Richmond, VA 23234, or Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church, P.O. Box 26, Gwynn, VA 23066.

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1 responses to Gloria Barden Blake

  1. Joy Thornton says:

    Sharon, Sorry to hear of the death of your mother. Miss you, take care.

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