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GLADYS MAE MAXWELL

April 2, 1936 December 17, 2016
GLADYS MAE MAXWELL
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Gladys Mae Betsill-Maxwell, 80, devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother departed this life December 17, 2017 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Gladys was born April 2, l 936 in Spartanburg, SC to Fletcher and Pauline Betsill. In 1955 Gladys graduated from Lincoln High School. She pursued a Nursing Degree at Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing in Charlotte, N.C. and graduated May of 1958.

On August 11, 1960 she was united in holy matrimony to Thomas Maxwell. Shortly after the birth of their son Michael they moved to Washington, DC. Gladys had a long nursing career. She worked at Washington Hospital Center and St. Elizabeth's Psychiatric Hospital prior to retiring in 1996. She loved her job and assisting others. Her colleagues knew her as hardworking. She was a faithful member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in
Washington, DC.

Gladys loved to spend time with her family and cooking. She would talk on the phone daily to her nieces Sherline and Geraldine. She also enjoyed traveling and shopping

Her sisters Era Bell, Louise Means, Iola Betsill and her brother.James Betsill, her beloved husband Thomas Maxwell and her cherished niece Pauline Scott preceded Gladys in death.

Gladys leaves lo cherish her memory: her dedicated son, Michael (Jocelin); 3 granddaughters, Shardai, Alana, Mia; 2 great grandchildren Jaeshod and Janiyah; sisters-in-law Theopa Ray and Annette Betsill and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

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Visitation

Thursday

29

Dec

10:00 AM 12/29/2016 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/29/2016 11:00:00 AM
Sewell Funeral Home

1451 Dares Beach Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Sewell Funeral Home
1451 Dares Beach Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States

Service

Thursday

29

Dec

11:00 AM 12/29/2016 11:00:00 AM
Sewell Funeral Home

1451 Dares Beach Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Sewell Funeral Home
1451 Dares Beach Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Thursday

29

Dec

12:30 PM 12/29/2016 12:30:00 PM
Sewell Memorial Gardens

134 Tobacco Ridge Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Sewell Memorial Gardens
134 Tobacco Ridge Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States
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