Gwendolyn Sampson Born September 8, 1948 to Marion Singletary and Ulysses
Crawford of Baltimore, Maryland. She attended Baltimore City Public Schools and
graduated from Edmonson High School. Wendy as she was affectionately known
worked as a Key punch operator at Mercantile Bank. Through her hard work ethic
she was able to start her own residential cleaning business which she continued
until she obtained employment at the University of Maryland.
Gwen was a devoted Christian who continued her worship until she was unable
due to her lengthy battle with cancer.
Gwen loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and sibling’s as often
as possible despite time and distance. Gwen is proceeded in death by her eldest
sisters Cora Epps, Barbara Sprull, youngest sister Vanessa Gray and her best friend
Angela Perry who proceeded her in death August 2020. She leaves to cherish her
memory: One son Carroll Ford- Chip (Julie), one daughter Tiffany Thomas
(Derrick), step son Anthony Smothers, five grandkids Troya Thomas, Kennedy
Myers, Jackson Ford, Derrick Thomas Jr. and Shelby Ford, three siblings Arnezia
Worthan-Coleman (Niece or AJ), Wilhemna Mcdougle, her only brother Roy
Worthan. Additionally she cherished a host of nieces, nephews and friends (and
special friend Tony Jones).
Our family chain is broken and nothing seems the same but god calls us home one
by one the chain will link again.
The Ford and Thomas Families