Gloria D. Brown of Riverhead died Jan. 11 at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital. She was 77.
The daughter of Hezekiah and Zona Hall, she was born March 25, 1939, in Georgia.
Family members said Ms. Brown worked as a shelter mother and enjoyed attending church and eating out.
She is survived by her children, Victoria Chandler of Georgia, Roger, of California, Sharon Butts of Riverhead, Reginald, of California and Peter, of Riverhead; her brother, William Hall, of Georgia; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The family will receive visitors Saturday, Jan. 21, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Galilee Church of God in Christ in Riverhead, where a funeral service will follow at 11 a.m.
Arrangements are in the care of McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead.