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Gloria Jean Whitfield

November 30, 1952 - May 12, 2018

 Gloria was born in San Diego,  California to Don and Eleanor McDougal, the third of their six children.  She grew up in Turner, OR where she met and married Tom Whitfield at her childhood home. Married for 46 years they raised four children, Tammy Yarnell, Bobby Whitfield, Lori Kauwe and Samantha Whitfield.  She has 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She was teacher and school bus driver for Confederated Tribes of Siletz head start. She loved working and being involved with children. She loved Jesus and her church, was never afraid to share his glory with anyone.  She loved the outdoors, the beach and going to garage sales. All these things she loved, but most of all she loved being a wife, a mom, a grandma,great grandma, a sister and a friend. She was and is an inspiration to many. She's now enjoying long walks with her mother and waiting for the day when all her loved ones will be beside her once again.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday May 16, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.  Visitation will be from 10 Am until service time. 

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