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Monday, March 6, 2023
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Tuesday, March 7, 2023
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Gloria Sue Minchew, of Wortham, entered her heavenly home on March 4, 2023, the home she has been preparing for her entire life. She passed away in Ascension Providence Hospital in Waco, Texas at the age of 77. Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at the Woodland Cemetery in Kirvin, Texas with Reverend Justin Colquette officiating.
Visitation with the family will be 6-7 p.m., Monday, at Blair-Stubbs Funeral Home.
Gloria was born June 19, 1945 in Fort Worth, Texas to Cecil Gerald and Alta Cecil (Ingram) Graves. She was a Patient Representative for Parkview Regional Hospital for over 18 years, prior to retirement.
Gloria’s life revolved around serving the Lord and loving and caring for her family. She a devoted mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She cherished her grandchildren and great grandchildren and there was nothing she enjoyed more than spending time with them and spoiling them as much as possible. She loved her church, church family, and thoroughly enjoyed singing at church. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wortham.
Gloria enjoyed all types of crafts, especially, decorating Christmas stockings for her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a member of the Ladies Red Hat organization and was known to participate in some local theatrical events whenever possible.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Alta Graves; and husband, Wiley Dalton “Sonny” Minchew; and brother, Cecil “Smitty” Smith.
Gloria is survived by her children, David Paul Lunsford and wife, Cherish, Daniel Mark Lunsford and wife, Leah, Debbi Lynn Reichert and Peter Mullis, Debra Minchew, Sherry Bonner, and Pam Beene; grandchildren, Tiffany Lunsford, Candiss Lunsford, Nicole Lunsford, Madison Lunsford, Elle Lunsford, Rachelle Cochran, Billie Cochran, Santana Sainez, Madelyn Mullis, Georgia Mullis, April Trevino, James “Jamie” Bonner, Larry Bonner, Deann Bonner, and Charles Bonner; and numerous great grandchildren.