Funeral services for Gloria Jean Motley, 89, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in the Trinity Baptist Church with Reverends Jimmy May and Terry Tolbert officiating. Interment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.
The daughter of the late W.E. and Mattie Hulen Wallace, Gloria was born July 3, 1929, in Ardmore and passed away here suddenly Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.
A graduate of Ardmore High School, the class of 1949, and as a young lady Gloria worked for Duke & Ayers 5 & 10 Store and at the movie theaters in Ardmore. She married Bobby Gene Motley May 12, 1962, at the Lake Murray Chapel and had celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary when Bob preceded her in death earlier this year on Apr. 4, 2018. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Dixie and brothers, Billy Jack, Tommy and Don Earl.
A member of the Trinity Baptist Church, Gloria loved working in her yard and with her flowers.  What she took the most pleasure in was cooking for Bob.
She is survived by her sister, Shirley Strawn, brother-in-law, Bill Motley; nieces, Karla Shannon and husband, Jack, Debbie Merlyn and husband, Steve; and Donna Tull; nephews Billy Wallace and wife, Karen, Mike Strawn, Jeff Clark and wife, Mysti, Greg Clark, Shane and Jeremy Head; great-nephews, Kristphor Strawn and Zackary Motley and great nieces, Kimberly and Courtney Clark and Ashley Motley; and her care giver, Donne` Long.  
Services are under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory where online condolences may be left for the family at