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Gloria Verbena Southall

Gloria Verbena Jo Williams Southall was born on August 13, 1945 in Memphis, Tennessee, to the late Allen and Cella Williams. Gloria departed this earthly life on Thursday, December 16, 2021 at Cumberland Manor Center after a brief illness.

Gloria accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of Life of Faith Christian Center where Reverend Raymond Roberson is the pastor. She was educated in the Memphis School System and was a proud graduate of Tennessee State University.
Gloria retired from the Metro Police Department where she was a faithful School Crossing Guard on Clarksville Highway until she was promoted to a supervisory position.
Gloria was united in holy matrimony to George T. Southall, Sr. in 1970. To this union two sons were born.
She was loved by all who were fortunate enough to meet her. Gloria was always eager and willing to assist anyone at any time.
Gloria was preceded in death by her parents; son, Glenford Southall and brother, Harold Williams.
Gloria leaves to cherish her memory; husband of 51 years, George T. Southall, Sr.; son, George T. (Melanie) Southall, Jr.; grandson, Grayson Southall; brothers-in-law, William Southall and Garfield (Shirley) Southall of Detroit, Michigan; sisters-in-law, Annie M. Southall and Rose Summers; devoted friends, Jewell Brewer, Ruby Baker and Marilyn Merriweather; a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Wednesday, December 22, 2021, 9-9:30 with funeral to follow at funeral home. Burial in Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

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The Spencer Family ( Melody's Family ) expresses our heartfelt condolences to Mr. Southall, Sr. & our brother, Thomas as well as the entire Southall & Williams Families. We are praying with and for you and look forward to seeing Mrs. Southall again when Jesus returns, where we will enjoy a wonderful family reunion ! We love you !

The Spencer Family Dec 22 2021 10:59 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gloria Southall

Connie Sanders Dec 22 2021 8:54 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gloria Southall

Jacqueline Habersham Dec 21 2021 1:13 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gloria Southall

Marilyn Merriweather Dec 21 2021 11:04 AM

We will miss Gloria's friendly personality. Family remember God is closer than a falling tear, He's ever present and always near.

JLOTucker Dec 20 2021 6:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gloria Southall

Jeanetta Owens-Tucker Dec 20 2021 6:36 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Gloria Southall

Victoria Smith Dec 20 2021 5:05 PM