Obituary for Gloria Stapleton (Childers)
Gloria Elizabeth “Pidge”Stapleton, age 89, of Hellier, KY, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Pikeville Medical Center. She was born April 9, 1928 in Pike County, KY to the late Lawrence and Alva “Hawkins” Childers.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband: Fred Stapleton; two brothers: Archie Childers & Wesley Childers, two sisters: Joelene Mullins and Emma Infield.
Gloria is survived by her loving children, one son: Freddie (Bucky) Stapleton & his wife, Elizabeth of Hellier, a daughter, Elaine “Stapleton” Sykes & her husband, Danny also of Hellier, KY; four adoring grandchildren, Sara (David) Adkins, Becky Sykes, Lora Sykes & Kyle Stapleton, two great-grandchildren, Matthew Adkins & Emily Adkins, one brother, Dan Childers of Hellier, sisters, Ruth Roberts & Gail Dotson both of SC, Evelyn Wooten of Danville, VA.
Pidge was a member of the Marrowbone Missionary Baptist Church.
Among some of her hobbies were quilting and baking cookies for her family.
She was wonderful mother, grandmother & great-grandmother. Also a good neighbor to all.
Pidge was loved & treasured by all who knew her and will be forever missed.
The family will accept friends at the Thacker Memorial Chapel 6PM Tuesday, June 13, 2017 and Wednesday June 14, 2017 with Randy Bentley & Terry Gibson officiating the services at 7PM . Funeral services will be Thursday June 15, 2017 at 11:00 AM.
Interment will follow at Annie E. Young Cemetery on Chloe Rd. at Pikeville, KY.
Arrangements are entrusted to the Thacker Memorial Funeral Home of Pikeville, KY.