Gladys was born in Johnson City to the late Joseph and Frances Nelson Scarborough.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Fred Nave; one son, Arthur Nave; two sisters, Hattie McNealy and Mary Nelson; and two brothers, David and Ed Scarborough.
Survivors include: her loving son, Leonard Nave and his wife Debbie Wilson; grandson, Steve Wilson and his wife Tracy; great grandchildren, Morgan, Shae, Brooklyn and Chandler; grand fur baby, Miss Prissy; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Avalon Hospice and her Primary Care Physician, Dr. William cleaver and his staff, for their care.
A funeral service will be held from 2 PM until 4 PM on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at the Upper Room Family Worship Center, 2220 Midway St., Johnson City, TN 37601. A committal service will be held at 10:45 AM on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Family and friends are asked to gather at the cemetery by 10:35 AM.
The family would like to request that no flowers be sent for the services.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the Nave family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 E. Oakland Ave., Johnson City, is serving the family. (423) 282-1521