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Gloria Dora Higbie

January 3, 1929 - December 19, 2016

Burial Date December 22, 2016

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Gloria Dora Higbie, 87, passed away at 4:25 am December 19, 2016, at her residence.
She was born January 3, 1929 in Allen County to Arthur “Ed” and Treva (Pheneger) DeLong who preceded her in death. On January 3, 1948 she married Max D. Higbie who preceded her in death on November 18, 2016.
He was her loving and faithful caregiver as she progressed with Alzheimer’s.Gloria was a homemaker. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren at the holiday time or anytime they could come, but most of all she loved her Lord Jesus.
Survivors include: 2 Daughters, Pam (Mike) Thaman, Cheryl (Ed) Poling both of Lima, OH; a Daughter-in-law, Deb Higbie of Lima; 6 grandchildren, Tim (Roberta) Thaman, Pat (Andrea) Thaman, Kenny (Joanne) Poling, Heather (Jeff) Hedrick, Melinda (Tony) Fox, Samantha (Jon) Steiner; 17 Great-Grandchildren; 2 Great-Great-Grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: a Son, David Higbie; a Brother, Duaine DeLong; a Sister, Pat (Shorty) Wagner.
Services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES with Pastor David Stanford and Pastor Denny Coates officiating. Pastor Adams is not available to help at this time. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Wednesday and from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Thursday at Shawnee Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice.
Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com.


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