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Gloria Jean Kirby Smith

August 16, 1943 ~ May 8, 2018 (age 74)


DATELINE:  KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Gloria Jean Kirby Smith
Gloria Jean Kirby Smith, 74, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on May 08, 2018 at Caromont Health Gaston in Gastonia, NC.  She was born in Cherokee County, SC, to the late James Ezell Kirby and Mary Eleanor Cumberford. Gloria was also preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Reverend Clarence E. Smith Jr and by two brothers, Don and Tony Kirby. She was a member of Pathway Baptist Church for many years. Gloria enjoyed sitting on her porch and watching birds and loved spending time with her grandchildren. Gloria was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed by everyone who knew her. Gloria and Buddy are now together forever. Reunited exactly one year apart sharing the same Heavenly birthday.
SURVIVORS: Daughters: Sonya Smith Crawford and husband Ronald, Boiling Springs, NC, Shannon Smith Bagwell and husband Brent, Kings Mountain, NC, and Miranda Shea Smith, Kings Mountain, NC
Brother: Steve Kirby, Blacksburg, SC
Sister: Naomi Smith and husband Freddy, Seymour, TN
Grandchildren: Brandon Panther, Mark Crawford and wife Holly, Chase Panther and wife Kaitlyn, Jeff Crawford and wife Jessica, Daniel Bagwell, David James Bagwell, Paige Bagwell, Jayden Smith and Kylar Smith
7 Great Grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, other family members, church members that loved her dearly and her beloved dog, Jewels
MEMORIAL SERVICE: Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 11:00 AM at First Presbyterian Church, Kings Mountain, NC with Rev. James Hamrick officiating
VISITATION: Family will receive friends and loved ones immediately following the service until 1:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall of First Presbyterian Church
   
MEMORIALS: Pathway Baptist Church 3100 Parkdale Cir. Kings Mountain, NC 28086
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