Gloria Caroline Shipley, Leesburg, passed away at her residence surrounded by family at 8:17 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, at the age of 89.
She was born Dec. 28, 1931, in Claypool, to Elta Marie (Parker) Baker and George Peter Baker. Gloria was a young bride of 19 years old when she was married Sept. 9, 1951, to Richard Ray Shipley. They shared 63 years of marriage together before he passed away Jan. 26, 2015.
She leaves behind 25 nieces and nephews.
Online condolences may be sent through the funeral home’s website at www.redpathfruthfuneralhome.com.