NORMAN — Gloria Dean Smith, 69, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Oklahoma City. She was born May 7, 1944, in Wynnewood to Orvill and Ila (Robinson) Selby.
Gloria was a member of the Noble High School Alumni Association. She always posted daily scripture and inspirational quotes on Facebook for her many friends and to encourage others. Gloria enjoyed decorating for holidays and being with family.
She is survived by two daughters, Shana Dawn Reed and husband Shelby and Nicole Diane Smith; three sisters, Sherry Grant, Orvillene Duncan and husband Louis and Deborah Gray and husband Donald; and six grandchildren, Erica Smith, Aaron Smith, Loren Rhoades, Brinklee Reed, Gracee Rhoades and Zoey Rinker.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Michelle Denise Smith; one son, Faron Ray Smith; and one brother, Larry Michael Selby.
Funeral services were hosted Monday at McFarlin Memorial United Methodist Church in Norman, with interment at Elmore City Cemetery.
Norman Transcript, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013
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