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Gloria Jean Wood Harris

December 24, 1940 - November 29, 2022

Our beautiful Gloria W. Harris went to be with The Lord, November 29, 2022.  Gloria is preceded in death by her parents, Terry and Mildred, and sister, Helen Parker.  She is survived by her husband, Roy; daughters Sherry and Shanda; and grandsons, Joshua and Daniel.  She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, and loved to sing and worship The Lord.  Her laughter and smile were infectious, as was her love for family and friends.  She liked to ride tractors, garden, and go to Sunset Beach.  She was a gentle rock for others during difficult times, and was loved by so many.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, December 4th from 3-5pm at Tharp Funeral Home in Bedford, Virginia.  A graveside service will be held on Monday, December 5th at 2pm at Virginia Memorial Park in Forest, Virginia.

Tharp Funeral Home in Bedford is assisting the family.

Burial Date December 5, 2022

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Went to Old Forest Baptist church back in the 70's with Gloria & Roy! She was always smiling and her love for the Lord was evident. Our love & sympathy to Roy and the family! Ray & Brenda Freeman

Posted by Brenda M Freeman on December 3, 2022

Gloria was a God loving christian. She will be missed by all that knew her. Praying the family will find peace and comfort. with sincere sympathy.

Posted by Helen Jolley on December 2, 2022

I know the tears I cry are for myself, for you are with our Lord Jesus Christ in the glory of heaven safe from the troubles of this world. I will hang on to the memories and the lessons you taught me with much love and care until I see you again above. Miss you mom and love you more than I can express.

Posted by Sherry Harris on December 1, 2022

A sweet and loving kind person, if you had the pleasure of knowing Gloria Jean. I grew up in church with her. I don’t know where to start with all that she was to so many. For sure, she is in Heaven. Prayers for Roy, Sherry, Shanda and grandsons. God Bless. Susie (Mitchell)

Posted by Susie Riddle on December 1, 2022

Oh my beautiful, sweet mama! Words cannot express how much pain I feel. I lost a part of me. There will always be an emptiness there that only you could fill. I love you so, so much, and I miss you. I know you are with Jesus and heaven gained another angel. You taught me so much, encouraged me, and your wisdom and strength was a light for so many people. I love you mama!

Posted by Shanda Leonard on November 30, 2022

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