Gloria J. Hatten, 1950-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — Mrs. Gloria J. Underwood Hatten, 69, transcended to her heavenly home Monday, July 27, 2020, at Beeghly Oaks Rehabilitation Center.

Gloria was born Sept. 4, 1950, in Youngstown, a daughter of William and Judith Anne Underwood.

She was a 1968 graduate of South High School and had been employed at North Side Hospital as a nursing assistant. She had been a singer with a group known as the Soul Angels, and from there she became a hairdresser at Bridgett’s Hair Salon and later became a self-employed beautician.

She was a member of Union Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir.

She loved being with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She leaves to cherish her memory her companion, Alvon Wooding; two brothers, Vincent Underwood and Daniel “Buzzard” Smith, both of Youngstown; two grandchildren, Asia Williams and Carmelo Williams; a great-grandchild, Ace McDonald; a son-in-law, Carlow Williams Sr.; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Keisha Murphy Williams; a brother, Joseph Richard Hudson; and a grandson, Carlow Williams Jr.

Calling hours will be 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Union Baptist Church, with private funeral services starting at 11 a.m. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Arrangements were entrusted to L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home.

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