PALMYRA Gloria Anne VerHey, 91, passed from death to life on Friday morning July 29, 2016. She was born July 15, 1925, in Boston, Mass., the daughter of Samuel and Minnie May (Pye) Rainey. Gloria was the wife of Harold VerHey, Sr.
She was a member of the Hartland Full Gospel Church. Gloria greatly loved the Lord and donated to several charities. She had a special fondness for Jews for Jesus. Through the years, she sent many cards to area residents for birthdays and anniversaries. Many students and teachers from Palmyra school will remember Gloria's Christmas fudge, apple brownies and chocolate chip cookies.
She is survived by her children, Sandra Dickey, Linda Knight and husband, Wayne, Harold VerHey, Jr. and wife, Kathy, Andrea Fillingim, and Nancy Moran, all of St. Albans, Deborah Neal and husband, Aaron, Sherry Brooks and husband, Brent, all of Palmyra, and Joan Heartquist and husband, Warren of Troy; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, a nephew, 2 nieces, many dear cousins and loving in-laws.
She was predeceased by her daughte, Gretchen; 2 infant children, her parents, and her husband. Gloria will be called blessed forevermore (Proverbs 31:28).
Friends may call from 6 - 8 P.M. Tuesday, August 2nd at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main Street, Newport. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday, August 3rd, at the Hartland Full Gospel Church. Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Hartland.
Donations to assist the family with funeral expenses may be sent to the funeral home. Written condolences may be expressed at www.CrosbyNeal.com.