Jeff Gee Gladney was born December 12, 1996 to John D. and Jacinda Gladney in New Boston, Texas. He departed this life May 30, 2022. Jeff was a graduate of New Boston High School Class of 2015. He pursued to further his education at Texas Christian University (TCU) where he received a full athletic scholarship and graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice in 2019. He was drafted as a First Round Pick with the Minnesota Vikings in 2020 as a cornerback and picked up as a free agent with the Arizona Cardinals in 2022. Jeff leaves to cherish his memories: his parents, John & Jacinda Gladney of New Boston, Texas; one son, Kingston Gee Gladney of Dallas, Texas; his son’s mother, Anissa Scott of Dallas, Texas; one god-son, Josiah Carroll “Doodie” of New Boston, Texas; three brothers, Christopher Copeland, Quincy Mitchell and Antwon Jefferson of New Boston, Texas; 13 uncles, 7 aunts, 7 nieces, 2 nephews, as well as a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation for Mr. Gladney will be Friday, June 3, 2022 from 5 to 7PM at Haynes Mortuary as well as Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 10 to 11AM at the First Baptist Church - New Boston, Texas. Funeral service will be Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 11AM at the First Baptist Church - New Boston, Texas. Online registration is available at

Published June 2, 2022

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