Gloria Earnest of Warren, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 4:27 p.m. in Country Club Rehabilitation Newton Falls Campus. She was 72 years old.
Gloria was born in Jackson, MS on October 24, 1948, the daughter of the late Ralph Earnest and Willie May Pataway.
She was a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School. Earlier in life, Gloria was a beautician for her mother’s beauty salon. She also worked for Packard Electric and Albert’s Nursing Home throughout her adult life.
She was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. In her spare time, Gloria enjoyed spending time in the kitchen cooking meals and baked goods for family and friends. Gloria also enjoyed crocheting and watching wrestling and ninja movies on TV. Some of her favorite past times where being outdoors, from spending time in her garden to spending time by the lake fishing.
Gloria is survived by a daughter, Jerebrana (Craig Smith) Earnest of Warren; 2 sons, Lewis Earnest of Detroit, MI and James Earnest of Warren; 2 sisters, Pauline Baker and Penny Clayborn; 2 brothers, Tommy Clayborn and Wallace Lee Clayborn; 4 grandchildren, Pasha, Quan, Timmy, and Isaiah; 5 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Gloria was preceded in death by her husband, Kelly B. May; her parents who raised her, Joe and Cora Patterson; 2 sisters, Mary Alice Clayborn and Deborah Washington; a brother, Larry Clayborn; a grandchild, Tanara Earnest.
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Calling hours will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 11, 2021, in the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.
A funeral service will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home on Friday, June 11, 2021.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.
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