Gloria Jean Waring

February 1, 1931December 18, 2018

Gloria Jean Waring of Arnold, MO passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. She was born on February 1, 1931 in St. Louis, MO to the late John and Minnie (nee Byrd) Leonhardt; loving wife of the late Donald Waring; loving mother of Steve (Sandy) and Rick Waring; beloved grandmother of Marissa (Adam) Word and Scott Waring; great grandmother of Lily and Ryan Waring.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2018 from 4-8 pm at the Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home, 1081 Jeffco Blvd., Arnold, MO. Funeral service will be celebrated on Friday, December 21, 2018, 9:00 am at the funeral home chapel. Interment National Cemetery, Jefferson Barracks, Mo. Please share your condolences and sign the guest book online at


  • John Leonhardt, Father
  • Minnie Leonhardt (nee Byrd), Mother
  • Donald Waring, Husband
  • Steve (Sandy) Waring, Son
  • Rick Waring, Son
  • Marissa (Adam) Word, Grandchild
  • Scott Waring, Grandchild
  • Lily Waring, Great Grandchild
  • Ryan Waring, Great Grandchild


  • Visitation Thursday, December 20, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, December 21, 2018
  • Committal Service Friday, December 21, 2018

Gloria Jean Waring

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Sue Overstreet

December 18, 2018

I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. My prayers are with you, and may you find comfort in knowing she had a long, happy life. Maybe she and Hugh will meet up and share the happy times we were all together on holidays, graduations, and gatherings. Hugs to you.