Gloria A. Southey

June 19, 1931November 6, 2018

Gloria A. Southey was born on June 19, 1931 in Peoria, IL and passed away on November 6, 2018.


Gloria A. Southey

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Becky Gray

December 7, 2018

My mother was with me many years, which I am so grateful to God. She was always there to support her loved ones. One time I was upset with my youngest he was about 22 and was having problems. I felt kind of angry, because he was loosing his apartment. My mom spoke up and said, it's so hard for the young one's. That was all I needed to hear. She always would give a heart felt answer, and also had compassion for anyone down on their luck. I miss her bunches. When I was about 10, she would always send a plate of food over to our next door neighbor, Mr Cook. There was always someone to care for. No matter their circumstances, whether self-inflicted, my mom would always provide a place in her heart for them. She would take something the Grandkids said and if it was about her, she could laugh at herself. Rest in Peace, Mom your job here on earth is done. Love, Becky Holmes-Gray

Jackie Quinn(Holmes)

November 8, 2018

Gloria was my rock alot when I was her daughter -in law marrying Ray Holmes. We didn't all have a lot of money but with Gloria you always had food and a soft place to be. I couldn't ask for better but sorry I didn't have them anymore after Ray n I went separate ways,so take time out for others please. Love you sweet Lady. I'll always see that smile and you saying it,ll be ok. RIP Jackie