SEYMOUR, GLORIA SWANSON, 86, of Sebring, Fla., passed peacefully Wednesday, August 3, 2011 in Sebring. She was born in 1925 in Ft. Payne, Alabama to Elbert Shafer and Brittie Jordan. She lived through the great depression, which helped to shape her values and work ethic. After marriage, Gloria chose not to pursue a career outside the home, even though she possessed superb skills as a seamstress and pattern maker. Instead she devoted her love and talents to her family. Gloria was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, James, her parents, her sister, Hazel, and three brothers, Jack, James, and Leon. She is survived by her only child, Burch and his wife Diana, who reside in Bartlett, Illinois; three grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Memorial donations in her name may be made to the American Cancer Society. The family Will receive friends, 2-4 pm, Sunday, with services, 10:00 am, Monday at Morris Funeral Chapel, 307 S. Commerce Ave, Sebring. Burial will follow at 1:00 pm, Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota, FL.
Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in her Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.
Preceded In Death By
Elbert Shafer, Father
Brittie Jordan, Mother
Jack, James, and Leon, Brothers
Burch and his wife Diana, Son
several nieces and nephews
Place of Birth: Ft. Payne, Alabama
Place of Death: Sebring, FL
Date of Death: August 3, 2011
The family Will receive friends,
2-4 pm, Sunday, with services, 10:00 am,
Monday at Morris Funeral Chapel,
307 S. Commerce Ave, Sebring.
Burial will follow at 1:00 pm,
Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota, FL.