Gladys Hortence Harris, 98 died Monday, December 26, 2011. She was born on October 25, 1913 to Clyde and Bessie (Bryant) Shields. She was named after her beloved grandmother Cinderilla Hortence Bryant. She had two brothers, Walter and Norman Shields, sisters, Geraldine Jacobs and Mary Blair. She grew up and started to school in Hamlin, Kansas where she completed the 7th grade. She and her older brother Walter would always stop at their grandparents Eathen and Cinderilla Bryant after school for snacks. Gladys was very close to her grandmother. On July 9, 1927 she was married to Glenn Freeman. They eloped went to Seneca, Kansas to get married. They lived near Goff, Kansas. To this union eight children were born, Glenn, Mary, Verna, Bessie, Shirley, Ruthie, Phyllis and Robert. They lived in Kansas and Nebraska. In April of 1947 they moved to Table Rock, Nebraska they lived there until her health failed. Gladys worked in her garden raising and canning food for her family. She also worked in various cafes helping cool and serve the food. After moving to Table Rock she purchased and owned a café for a time. Then she went to work at Campbell Soup Company in Tecumseh, Nebraska for nine years. Gladys was baptized on July 20, 1967 at the Christian Church in Table Rock, Nebraska. She lost her husband Glenn Freeman on April 11, 1970. Being married for almost 43 years. She met and later married Lester Harris on M ay 18, 1973, which she gained another son Gary Harris and wife Verna and five more grandchildren. Lester and Gladys liked to go to Bingo games at near by towns and once and awhile win. Also they loved to play cards usual 10 point pitch with family and fiends. She lost her husband Lester Harris on September 4, 1996. She sold her home and moved to the apartment on Main Street in Table Rock. She would have coffee ready every morning when her son Glenn came and had coffee with her. She remained in the apartment till her health failed in May 2009 when she moved to the Pawnee Manor. While at the Manor she was featured resident of the month in March of 2010. She also was a member of the Table Rock American Legion. She lived at the Manor until her death on December 26, 2011. Gladys was preceded in death by her husbands, Glenn Freeman and Lester Harris, infant daughter Phyllis, son Robert Freeman, grandparents Eathan and Cinderilla Bryant, parents Clyde and Bessie Shields, grandsons, Randy Kalina, Gary Harris II, great grandsons, Tristen and Collin Hartman, brothers, Walter and Norman Shields, sisters, Geraldine Thomas Jacobs and Mary Blair, sons-in-law, Larry Day, Leland Parks, Arnold Kalina, daughter-in-law, Verna Harris, sister-in-law, Bertha Phillips, brothers-in-law, Robert Thomas, Al Jacobs, Clyde Blair. She loved her family and wanted them around often. She is survived by her children, Glenn Jr. (Joan) Freeman, Mary (Ellis) Dovel, Verna Kalina, Bessie (Richard) Gilmore, Shirley (Robert) Crisler, Ruthie Day, daughter-in-law, Bonnie Freeman and Gary Harris, sisters-in-law, Grace Harris and Ruby Shields, twenty grandchildren, thirty-eight great grandchildren, forty great great grandchildren, which made five generations many times and lots of pictures to prove it. Which we will all will treasurer for years. Nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.