Gloria Jacquelyn Hess Condrey of Union Mills, North Carolina passed this life and into heaven on December 29, 2018. She would have been 93 on January 9.. Gloria Jacquelyn was known by many as "Gloria" and by many others as "Jackie." Gloria Jacquelyn was born January 9, 1926 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Gloria Jacquelyn worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) most of her adult life and was particularly fond of those years she worked in OBGYN at Rutherford Hospital.
Gloria Jacquelyn is preceded in death by her parents, George Beckwith Hess and Maybelle (Mabel) Aubrey Harmon Hess of Charlotte, North Carolina; her husband, Joseph Bruce Condrey of Union Mills, North Carolina; sisters Carolyn Jane Hess Krouse and husband, Roy, of Crossville, Tennessee and an identical twin, Constance (Connie) Marilyn Hess Tippin and husband, Gene, of Melbourne, Florida; and granddaughter, Robin Leigh Radford Brown of Shelby, North Carolina.
Gloria Jacquelyn is survived by three children: Joseph Walter Condrey and his wife, Carolyn, of Rutherfordton; Susan Carol Radford and her husband, Chuck, of Union Mills; and Bruce Wayne Condrey and his wife, Rickie Lea, of Sparta, Tennessee. Gloria Jacquelyn is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, and 3 great-great-great-grandchildren.
Gloria Jacquelyn had an amazing sense of humor and made a lasting impression on all who knew her. She and her identical twin sister, Connie, were a real comedy team--always getting into mischief that only being identical twins could offer. She also had a passion for Atlanta Braves baseball and was often found watching her Braves. She loved her church and was a member of the Camp Creek Baptist Church in Union Mills, North Carolina.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 from 5 until 7PM at Crowe's Mortuary, 118 College Avenue, Rutherfordton, NC 28139. A funeral service will be held 11 AM Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Camp Creek Baptist Church, 1801 Camp Creek Rd, Union Mills, NC 28167, with the Rev. Dr. Tony McCraw officiating. Gloria Jacquelyn will be laid to rest in the church cemetery surrounded by her family and friends.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043, The Gideons International (at www.gideons.org); or to Camp Creek Baptist Church, 145 Joseph's Road, Union Mills, NC 28167.
Online condolences at crowemortuary.com.