Gloria S. Lovely of Raeford went home to be with her Lord on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at the age of 64.
She was born in Greenville, South Carolina on December 31, 1953 to the late L.T. Stokes and Dot Fricks Stokes. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Steve Stokes, Sandy Sanders and Connie Stokes. She served in the U.S. Army during Operation Desert Storm where she served in the medical field. She retired from the U.S. Army in May of 2002. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.
She is survived by her husband, Wayne Lovely of Raeford; her sons, Jeffrey Bishop Jr. (Kimberly) of Fountain Inn, South Carolina, Wayne Lovely Jr. (Ana) of Columbus, Ohio, and Troy Lovely (Erica) of Clarksville, Tennessee; her daughters, Amy Harrison and Melaine Lovely, both of Greenville, South Carolina; her brother, Gary Stokes (Pam) of Greenville; a brother-in-law, Roy Sanders of Fountain Inn, South Carolina; and 10 grandchildren, Abigail, Michael Shane, Terra Nichole, Gabrial, Sebastian, Sophia, Jackson, Hunter, Riley, and Alyiah.
The family will receive friends on Friday, May 18, 2018 11 a.m. to noon at Crumpler Funeral Home in Raeford.
The funeral will follow at noon in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in the Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery with Full Military Honors.
Online condolences may be made at crumplerfuneralhome.com