Gloria Lorraine Grote Mayberry, 78, of Munford, Tenn., died 7:40 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at her home in Munford, Tenn.
She was born Wednesday, Oct. 2, 1935, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Howard and Dora (Forbes) Grote. She married Donald W. Mayberry on Nov. 2, 1956, in Highland Falls, N.Y. after their blind date in West Point, N.Y.
Gloria was a homemaker who loved being around her children and grandchildren who always brought great joy and laughter into her world.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Donald W. Mayberry of Munford, Tenn.; son, Donald F. Mayberry and wife Teresa of Munford, Tenn.; three daughters, Roxanne Wichlin and husband Mike of Diamond Lake, Robin Mayberry and Dan Crisel of Covington and Diane Summers and husband Wayne of Antioch; 17 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Doris Mezzell, Anna Messall and Grace Meyer; and one grandson, James Harold Wayne Summers.
Graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. today at West Salem Cemetery in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. Gary Davenport officiating. Interment will be at West Salem Cemetery in Mt. Vernon.
There will be no visitation.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.