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In Memory of

Gloria Thomas McWilliams

October 7, 1934 - March 17, 2015

Obituary


Gloria Ann Thomas McWilliams, a long-time resident of Birmingham, Alabama, died March 17, 2015 at her home.
Born October 7, 1934 in Meridian, Mississippi, Gloria was one of 11 children; the fifth of John and Willie Mae Thomas who preceded her in death. Five of her siblings also preceded her in death: John Jr., Evelyn, Howard, James, and Sandy.
Gloria loved her family, Mississippi heritage, friends, good food, and fellowship. She was a wonderful cook, enjoyed golfing and spending time at her beloved Perdido Beach home. She was a generous and loving friend to everyone...

Gloria Ann Thomas McWilliams, a long-time resident of Birmingham, Alabama, died March 17, 2015 at her home.
Born October 7, 1934 in Meridian, Mississippi, Gloria was one of 11 children; the fifth of John and Willie Mae Thomas who preceded her in death. Five of her siblings also preceded her in death: John Jr., Evelyn, Howard, James, and Sandy.
Gloria loved her family, Mississippi heritage, friends, good food, and fellowship. She was a wonderful cook, enjoyed golfing and spending time at her beloved Perdido Beach home. She was a generous and loving friend to everyone she knew.
Gloria graduated from Clarkdale High School in 1952 and eventually combined her love of people and land to become a successful real estate agent on the Eastern Shore in Baldwin County, Alabama.
Gloria is survived by her husband, Gene; her daughter, Gina; her son, Charles; and was preceded in death by her youngest son, Tom. She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren, Jacob (wife Jazz), Charla, and Sarah. Gloria will be missed by her amazing sisters, Marlene, Judy, and Kay, as well as her brothers Jerry (wife Inez) and Butch. Gloria was blessed with a large and loving family that included so many precious nieces and nephews. Her circle of friends (Sally) was nothing short of first class.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at First Christian Church, 4954 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35242. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Breast Cancer Research or to First Christian Church.
Our family would like to express our gratitude to everyone who loved and supported Gloria.