Gloria Dotts Cox Maley, 89, of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis.

She was born on Jan. 11, 1928, to Bruce O and Elca (Bain) Dotts in Indianapolis.

She retired in 2007, at age 79, after 24 years with the Lilly Endowment. She was a member of Tabernacle Presbyterian Church in Indianapolis. She graduated from Shortridge High School in 1946. In the 1945 Junior Vaudeville, she was a vocal soloist in the first act, 'Hota Espanola'. In earlier years, she sang for several friend's weddings and church choirs. She was auditioned by and accepted as a member in the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir by the I.U Dean of Music, choir director.

Survivors include her son, Brian Cox; step-sons, Mark H (Jane) Maley, Timothy M (Maria) Maley, Frank M (Kathleen) Maley Jr and Sean D (Linda) Maley; step-daughter, Maureen (Stephan) Muller; sisters-in-law, Frieda Dotts, Kaethe Dotts and Nancy Maley; six grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, James Albert Cox and Frank Michael Maley.

Private graveside services will be held.