Gloria Jacquelyn Hess Condrey of Union Mills, passed this life and into heaven Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018. She would have been 93, Jan. 9.
Gloria Jacquelyn was known by many as "Gloria" and by many others as "Jackie." Gloria Jacquelyn was born Jan. 9, 1926, in Charlotte. She worked as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) most of her adult life and was particularly fond of those years she worked in OBGYN at Rutherford Hospital.
Gloria Jacquelyn was preceded in death by her parents, George Beckwith Hess and Maybelle (Mabel) Aubrey Harmon Hess of Charlotte; husband, Joseph Bruce Condrey of Union Mills; sisters, Carolyn Jane Hess Krouse and husband, Roy, of Crossville, Tenn., and an identical twin, Constance (Connie) Marilyn Hess Tippin and husband, Gene, of Melbourne, Fla.; and granddaughter, Robin Leigh Radford Brown of Shelby.
Gloria Jacquelyn is survived by three children, Joseph Walter Condrey and wife, Carolyn, of Rutherfordton; Susan Carol Radford and husband, Chuck, of Union Mills; and Bruce Wayne Condrey and wife, Rickie Lea, of Sparta, Tenn.; five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, and three great-great-great-grandchildren.
Gloria Jacquelyn had an amazing sense of humor and made a lasting impression on all who knew her. She and her identical twin sister, Connie, were a real comedy team always getting into mischief that only being identical twins could offer. She also had a passion for Atlanta Braves baseball and was often found watching her Braves. She loved her church and was a member of the Camp Creek Baptist Church in Union Mills.
The family will receive friends today (Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019), from 5 to 7 p.m., at Crowe's Mortuary, 118 College Ave. in Rutherfordton. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at Camp Creek Baptist Church, 1801 Camp Creek Rd. in Union Mills, with the Rev. Dr. Tony McCraw officiating. Gloria Jacquelyn will be laid to rest in the church cemetery surrounded by her family and friends.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043; The Gideons International, www.gideons.org; or to Camp Creek Baptist Church, 145 Joseph's Rd., Union Mills, NC 28167.
Online condolences may be made at crowemortuary.com.