Community Foundation Receives Legacy Gift from Local Doctor


The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore was the beneficiary of the estate of Dr. Gladys M. Allen, who passed away November 2012. With this generous gift, the Community Foundation established the Gladys Martha Allen Aid to Education Fund.


Pictured are: Charles R. Dashiell, Jr., Hearne & Bailey, PA; Mary Ellen Shupe, Fund Representative; and Doug Wilson, President, Community Foundation.

A daughter of missionaries in India, Gladys was born in Jorhat, Asam, India. After her father passed away, Gladys came to the United States with her mother and sister. Gladys started elementary school at the Campus Elementary School of the Normal School, now Salisbury University. When she was eight years old, she returned to the Orient with her mother and sister. She and her sister attended high school in Landour, Mussoorie, in