Gladys fell in love with Husband Vernon Elvis Presley, and they married on June 17, 1933 in Pontotoc county, Mississippi. Elvis, and his stillborn twin brother Jessie were born on the very early morning of January 8, 1935.
Elvis and Gladys had a very close Mother and Son relationship. After Elvis' rise to fame he purchased her a brand new Pink Cadillac.
Gladys passed away on August 14, 1958 at a Memphis, TN Hospital, and she is buried at Graceland alongside Elvis, Vernon, and Minnie Mae Presley in the Meditation Garden.
Happy Birthday Gladys!