Glenda Ann Douglas, 81, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, from a debilitating stroke at Redlands Community Hospital.
She was born May 13, 1938. Glenda had lived in Yucaipa for the past 5 1/2. She lived in San Bernardino for 45 years.
Glenda and her husband Thomas M. Douglas (Doug) were the original owners of Douglas Motorcycles. They sold the business in 2007 and retired in Mesquite, Nev. After the passing of her husband, Glenda moved back to the area to be closer to her family and friends.
She was an elected Director to East Valley Water District in the 1990s. She was a Sunday school teacher and choir member of Judson Baptist Church for many years. Glenda was also a current member of Valley Baptist Fellowship.
Her friends and family will remember her as a wonderful, loving and kind person. She always had a smile and was given the title of “greatest hugger” by her family and friends.
Glenda was a true follower of Jesus Christ.
Glenda and Thomas M. Douglas (Doug) were married for 58 years.
She is preceded in death by her parents Pete and Ruth Fry, husband Doug, son Randal Duane Douglas and brother Don Houston.
She is survived by her two daughters, Glenda “Colleen” Brown of Yucaipa and Elaine Ann Douglas of Yucaipa, daughter-in-law Doris Douglas of Highland, grandchildren Caitlin Murphy Brown of Redlands, Kimberly Douglas of Highland, Joshua (Jenny) Bryan of Victorville, Johnny Bryan of Highland; three great- grandchildren, Lily, Frankie and Henry Bryan all of Victorville and her special friend Bill Sutton of Calimesa.
The family would like to express gratitude to the doctors, nurses and medical staff for the care given while Glenda was in the hospital, especially her nurse Robert Roach.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 11 a.m. at Valley Baptist Fellowship, 12323 Fifth St. in Yucaipa. Internment will be along side her husband, a former Marine, at Riverside National Cemetery.