Gloria Lucille Young, 92, of Sparta, IL; born on January 11, 1928 in Red Bud, IL; passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 in Ellisville, MO.
Family was most important to her. She loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Not only did she love her family, but she was very proud of each one of them. She worked at the Sparta News Plaindealer as a secretary and everyone knew her for the cheerful personality she had. Gloria was a people person and she enjoyed playing cards with her friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband – Robert J. Young who passed away on April 21, 2019; Parents – Clyde and Blanche (Wasson) Hudson; Two sisters – Betty Hawley and Janet Wetzel; Two brothers – Ronnie Hudson and Stephen Hudson.
Gloria is survived by four children – Pam (Steve) Morgenthaler of Chesterfield, MO, Brenda (Randy Diercks) Barber of Sparta, IL, John (Ruby) Hissong of Kansas City, MO and Jan (Glenn) Barks of Chesterfield, MO; Ten grandchildren; Twenty-one great grandchildren; Beloved cat – Tiger; Other relatives and friends.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.heilschuessler.com.
Funeral: Graveside services will be held at Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL on Thursday, January 7, 2021at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Ross Fearing officiating. Friends and family are asked to meet directly at the cemetery.
Heil-Schuessler & Sinn Funeral Home in Sparta is in charge of arrangements