Gloria Eloise Beckley, 87, of Charleston, S.C., went home to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012.
Gloria was born Oct. 10, 1925 in Parke County, the daughter of the late James Rice and Pearl McCutcheon Rice.
She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, as well as an avid golfer and music lover.
Surviving are her four children, Stephen Beckley (Lana) of Charleston, Linda Robbins of Jacksonville, Fla., Nancy Stelow of Mechanicsburg, Pa., and David Beckley (Carolyn) of Newport News, Va.; a sister, Merle Butler of Ladoga; nine grandchildren, Jeff Parsons, John Hergenroeder, Rhonda H. Bonello, Gloria Beckley, Amanda Robbins, Lucas Beckley, Daniel Beckley, Mykle Beckley and Julie Eichenlaub; and eight great-grandchildren, Emma, Ben, Madison, Alexis, Makayla, Danny, Davey and Samantha.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Orvil Eugene Beckley.
Funeral Services were held Sunday, Oct. 21 in Charleston.
Graveside services will be held at 3P.M. Saturday Oct. 27 at Brick Chapel Cemetery with Pastor Mark A. Pogue of Millgrove United Methodist Church officiating.
The family requests memorials may be made to A-21 Carolinas, www.thea21campaign.org.
Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com.