Gloria Lynn CANARY
Gloria Lynn CANARY
  • November 1, 1931 - January 31, 2017
  • Winston, Georgia

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Mrs. Gloria Lynn Canary, age 85, of Winston, GA, passed away on January 31, 2017. She was born November 1, 1931 in New Orleans, LA to the late Glen Henley Ergle and Clara Lucy Jackson Ergle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Harold Canary, whom she married on December 14, 1951; and brother, Roger Frank Ergle.

Mrs. Canary was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Douglasville. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed crafts, especially sewing. She loved animals and music. She also loved to paint furniture.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Glen Alan Canary (Gayle Butler Canary) of Winston, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Canary Martin (Dr. Donald Martin) of Alpharetta, GA; grandchildren, Andrew Canary of Villa Rica, GA, Taylor Martin of Atlanta, GA, and Aaron Martin of St. Petersburg, FL; and great-grandchildren, Hayden Canary and Tyler Canary, both of Villa Rica, GA.

No services are planned for Mrs. Canary.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Canary’s memory to the Douglas County Humane Society, 8177 Cedar Mountain Rd., Douglasville, GA 30134 or the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014.

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Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246.