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Gloria Early

October 26, 1935 — August 22, 2020

Gloria Wright Early, 84, of Waco, passed away Saturday, August 22, 2020 at her home surrounded by family. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, August 27th at Pecan Grove Funeral Home with Chaplain Kara Leslie officiating. A private family burial will immediately follow. In accordance with current regulations seating is limited, face coverings and social distancing is required.

Gloria was born October 26, 1935 to Gove and Marie (Greenleaf) Campbell in Orlando, Florida. She loved gardening and interior decorating, but most of all she loved spending time with her family. Gloria is dearly loved and cherished by her children, and will be missed terribly.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 32 years, Butch Early; grandson, Billy Wright Jr., and two brothers.

Gloria is survived by her children, Debbie Wright, Diana Gouyton and husband Craig, Bobby Wright and wife Georgia, Tracy Wright and wife Sherry, Billy Wright, Dale McNiel and husband Benny, Jonathan Wright, James Wright and wife Nickey, Jeff Wright; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Golda and Linda.

The family would like to send a special thank you to Dr. Rodney Brown, as well as Interim Hospice Care – Alisha, Dee, Kara, and Tiffany for all their kind and compassionate care of Gloria.
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Thursday, August 27, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Pecan Grove Funeral Home

3124 Robinson Drive, Waco, TX 76706

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Moody Cemetery

, Moody, TX 76557

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