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In Memory of

Gloria Ann Parr Whitehurst

May 16, 1944 - May 12, 2017

Obituary


Gloria Ann Whitehurst (Parr) died peacefully at Emory Johns Creek Hospital in Duluth Ga., after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 72.
Gloria is survived by her 2 daughters Susan Criswell and Jennifer Whitehurst, daughter in law Carrie Whitehurst, 6 grandchildren: Ashley Criswell (Justin Tate), Ian Criswell, Alex Criswell, Rachael Valdez (Richard Valdez), Michael Gregory, Laura Gregory and 4 great grandchildren, Brianna Tate, Andrew Tate, Kensleigh M. Criswell and Elaina Valdez. Gloria is also survived by her brother Franklin Parr and her sister Betty Dunlap (Harold Dunlap), in addition to many...

Gloria Ann Whitehurst (Parr) died peacefully at Emory Johns Creek Hospital in Duluth Ga., after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 72.
Gloria is survived by her 2 daughters Susan Criswell and Jennifer Whitehurst, daughter in law Carrie Whitehurst, 6 grandchildren: Ashley Criswell (Justin Tate), Ian Criswell, Alex Criswell, Rachael Valdez (Richard Valdez), Michael Gregory, Laura Gregory and 4 great grandchildren, Brianna Tate, Andrew Tate, Kensleigh M. Criswell and Elaina Valdez. Gloria is also survived by her brother Franklin Parr and her sister Betty Dunlap (Harold Dunlap), in addition to many nieces and nephews.
Gloria is proceeded in death by her beloved husband Larry Whitehurst, her son Larry Alan Whitehurst, her brother in heart John D. McIntyre, her mother Maggie Lee Parr, and her father Henry Allen Parr.
Gloria was born in Columbus, GA. on May 16th 1944 to Henry and Maggie Parr. Gloria moved to Alaska in the early 70's and became the South Eastern Regional Manager for the DFACS in Anchorage, Alaska, where she retired and moved back to GA., to continue her work in human resources for the State of GA., retiring after 18 loyal years of service.
Gloria was a woman of honor and courage, full of love for people and had a strong belief in Jesus Christ. She devoted her life to her family and will be missed beyond words.
A funeral is scheduled on Monday, May 5th of 2017, at 3 pm. It will be located at Striffler- Hamby Funeral Home, 4071 Macon Rd, Columbus Ga. A visitation will precede the funeral from 1:30 until 2:55 pm. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Gloria's life.
The family would like to thank Emory Johns Creek Hospital for all they did for Gloria, with a special thank you to Hillary Karp.
Condolences may be offered at www.shcolumbus.com.

Arrangements under the direction of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Columbus, GA.