Gloria Dean Moham was born to her parents, Margaret Ethel Shields and Lee Floyd Deamus in Tacoma, Washington on February 16, 1942. She was the 2nd child born in the family and was raised with her siblings, Kenneth and Kathryn. At an early age, Gloria’s family relocated to Omaha, Nebraska where she was raised.
Following high school, Gloria moved to Denver, Colorado for additional life opportunities where she was blessed with the birth of her first child Rochelle Antoenette. She later met a young man by the name of Paul Joseph Moham. The couple were joined in holy matrimony to this union, Valerie JoLynn was born. She later gained an additional source of pride and joy with the addition of 8 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren. To them, she was affectionately known as “Gigi”.
By profession, Gloria worked in the hospitality and entertainment industries. At one point she worked at the Horizon and Dahlia Lounge, always performing her duties with a spirit of excellence. Most importantly, she took pride in loving her family.
In her free time, Gloria enjoyed spending time with her best friends, Gaye Alison and Melva Jean Lewis. She also enjoyed spending quality time with her family whether it was for birthdays, barbeque’ s or just casual visits. She embraced life and was grateful for those that were blessed to be a part of it. Those that knew her best know that one of her favorite expressions was “respect her gangster”. She will truly be missed.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Joseph Moham; her parents, Margaret Ethel Shields and Lee Floyd Deamus; brother, Kenneth Floyd Edwards, and sister, Kathryn Margaret Edwards
Gloria passed away on April 17, 2023 in Denver, Colorado with her family by her side. Those left to cherish her memory include her children, Rochelle Antoenette Wallace and Valerie JoLynn Ross; 8 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, 9 great-great grandchildren, additional family members and friends.
“You have to do it by yourself, and you can’t do it alone.”
he will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning nor crying nor pain any more, for the former things have passed away.