Gloria Swanson Slade Reid died September 16, 2021 peacefully in her home with the support of family and Bon Secours Hospice. Gloria is the daughter of James and Emily Slade born April 24, 1927. She was married to Albert Reid on September 20, 1947. Gloria was preceded in death by her daughter, Brenda Reid Murchison and granddaughter, Patricia Reid; she leaves two daughters, Barbara Pickett, Thelma Thomas; one son, Keith Reid; two granddaughters, Sharone Reid, Rakiyah Murchinson; one great grandson, Aaron Reid and a host of cousins and friends. Gloria was a lifetime member of Allen AME Church in New York City; retired member of Usher Board #1 and a member of the Progressive Circle.\n\nA memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 11 AM at Mimms Funeral Home, 1827 Hull St.