Gloria Jean Spangler, 67, of Roanoke and formerly of Pembroke, departed this life Monday morning April 6, 2009 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born in Giles County on November 19, 1941 she was a daughter of the late Fred Williams and Pauline Szabat Williams Baird. She was a beloved mother, excellent cook and had a big heart to help everyone else.
She leaves to cherish her memory her daughters Vanessa Jean Spangler Martin of Roanoke, Teresa Renee Spangler Bright of Roanoke, and Michelle Johnson of Roanoke; her grandchildren Tara Bright, Krista Bright, and Aric Bright; her brothers Jerry Williams of High Point, NC and Bob Williams of Columbus, Ohio; and a special and dear friend Noelia Venerio.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2:00 PM in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home two hours before the services. Following cremation burial will be in Birchlawn Burial Park at Pearisburg honoring Gloria’s request. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.