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Gloria Ann Worth Rice

August 6, 1936 — July 27, 2023

McEwen

 

 

Gloria Ann Worth Rice, age 86 of McEwen, TN passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at Three Rivers Hospital. Gloria was born in Olean, NY on August 6, 1936 to the late Angeline and Emery Jay Worth. She was a lifelong member of McEwen First United Methodist Church and of the United Methodist Women. Gloria was a home maker who devoted her life to her family and enjoyed baking.

Left to cherish her memory is her daughters, Diane Gonzales (Jesse) of St. Augustine, FL and Debbie Hooper (Wayne) of McEwen, TN; son, Dennie Rice (Kathy) of McEwen, TN; grandson, Tyler Hooper (Hillary) of Thompson's Station, TN; step grandchildren, Trent Snyder (Kelly) and Candice Kyle (Ryan); great grandson, Brooks Hooper; and step great grandchildren, Ellie Snyder, Payton Snyder, Gracie Suiter and Lila Suiter.

Along with her parents, Gloria is preceded in death by her husband, James Vincent Rice; and her siblings, James Worth, Caroline Boone, Evelyn Tilly, Herbert Worth, Betty Lee and Jay Worth.

A visitation for Ms. Gloria will be held on Monday, July 31, 2023 beginning at 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at 12:00 P.M at Luff-Bowen Funeral in Waverly. Officiating the service will be Rev. Joan Hubbard. Interment to follow at McEwen Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jesse Gonzales, Wayne Hooper, Tyler Hooper, Dennie Rice, Trent Snyder, and Ryan Kile.

Arrangements are entrusted to Luff-Bowen Funeral Home

Online condolences may be made by visiting luffbowen.com

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Visitation

Monday, July 31, 2023

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Luff-Bowen Funeral Home - Waverly

2400 Highway 13 North, Waverly, TN 37185

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Funeral Service

Monday, July 31, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Luff-Bowen Funeral Home - Waverly

2400 Highway 13 North, Waverly, TN 37185

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Interment

Monday, July 31, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

McEwen Cemetery

McEwen, TN 37101

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