Cover photo for Laura Gladden's Obituary
Laura Gladden Profile Photo

Laura Gladden

d. September 6, 2021

Laura Elizabeth Gladden of James Island, South Carolina answered the Summons of our heavenly father to retire from the labors here on earth to her rewards in heaven on Monday, September 6, 2021 at her residence.

The relatives and friends of Mrs. Laura Elizabeth Gladden will celebrate her life with a graveside service on Saturday, September 18, 2021, 11:00 AM in Payne RMUE Memorial Gardens, Grimball Rd. James Island, SC. Rev. William Green, Pastor. A walkthrough visitation will be held at the mortuary Friday from 6-8PM.

Laura leaves behind to celebrate her life and continue her legacy, her children: Keith (Deborah) of Lawton, OK, Joseph, Jr. (Sheena) of Middletown, DE and Shawn (Erica) of Davidson, NC; her magnificent seven grand-
children: Lauren of Knoxville, TN, Tiana (John) Columbia, SC, Christopher of Lowell, AR, Brandon and Jonathon of
Middletown, DE and Kaitlyn and Payton of Davidson, NC; one great grandchild, Layla of Lawton, OK; three sisters -Rachel W. Brown, Lavenia W. Williams (late James) and Cora W. Ladson (late Jerry) of Charleston, SC; two brothers: Edward Williams (late Cathy) and Paul Ladson of Charleston, SC; her loving devoted and lifelong prayer partner her cousin, Suzette Brown of NJ; a very special and devoted niece, Cindy Williams of Charleston SC; Gail Flammerof Philadelphia, PA; special friends: Shirley Walls, Freddie Sanford, Mabel Franks, and Rosalie Jackson all ofPhiladelphia, PA; adopted in love children, Shelli Pennick and Lindell Rivers of Philadelphia, PA; her second family of Morris Brown AME, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and sympathetic friends.

Due to Covid-19 face mask and social distancing is required at graveside and visitation in chapel.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Laura Gladden, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, September 17, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Celebration of Life

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Payne Reformed Methodist Union Episcopal Memorial Gardens

2012 Sea Water Dr, Charleston, SC 29412

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 22

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree