Gloria has always been active in her church. Writing for her church newsletter, involved in bus ministry and Sunday school, youth leader, president of Women’s Aglow in Taft, Ca.,
She has also written for her local news paper and college paper. She graduated from Zoom Graphics, where she learned her graphic design skills. She is the mother of two children, Tony Young who is co-pastor in San Diego, California and Melissa Woods who works for KAXL local Christian radio station in Bakersfield, California. Gloria is the grandmother of four and has one Great granddaughter who she affectionately calls “Bug”.