Gloria J. Whitley
Gloria J. Whitley
  • February 19, 1940 - December 13, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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Gloria Jean Whitley passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Palmetto Baptist Hospital. She was the loving wife of Jerry F. Whitley and the mother of Jeff Whitley (Christi) of Dalton, GA.

Born in Moultrieville, SC on February 19, 1940, she was the daughter of the late William E. and Evelyn Umphlette Hilton. In addition to being a loving and caring wife and mother, she was a talented interior decorator as well as a landscape designer. It should also be noted at this time that 25 years of Gloria’s life was devoted to serving as a USAF military wife. She was one of those thousands of wives, “unsung heroes” who behind the scenes contributed so much to this nation’s strength and readiness.

The Whitley family wishes to sincerely express their wholehearted thanks and appreciation to the nurses and doctors on the 3rd floor Palmetto Baptist Hospital and the 2nd floor Intensive Care Unit (ICU) as well as the Richland Memorial Hospital ICU for their love and care.

Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, Irmo is assisting the family.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association.

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