Gloria Sones
Gloria Sones
  • August 10, 1947 - June 16, 2017
  • Poplarville, Mississippi

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Gloria Jean Riggins Sones, 69, of Poplarville, Mississippi, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 in Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg.

Ms. Sones was born August 10, 1947 in Slidell, Louisiana to Houston L. Riggins, Sr. and Elizabeth Lee Riggins. She was employed with T.W.L. Department Store in Poplarville and a member of Oak Hill United Pentecostal Church.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by one brother, Houston L. Riggins, Jr. and one sister, Eva Cannon.

Family members include Larry Sones, Sr.; one son, Larry Sones, Jr. and his wife Gaynell; two daughters, Brenda Slade, Tammy Sones; three sisters, Myra Elaine Ward, Gail Riggins Duncan, Debbie Beech; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services will be at White Funeral Home, 315 Highway 11 South, Poplarville, MS, 39470 on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Rev. Ron Townley will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00 pm until services, Monday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Justin Sones, Seth Sones, Branden Slade, Jay Beech, Frank Cannon, Jr., and Todd Nelson.

White Funeral Home, (601) 795-4982.