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Gloria Anne Forney

Battle Creek

Gloria Anne Forney, 78, of Battle Creek passed away Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Bronson Battle Creek.

She was born August 26, 1935 in Battle Creek, the daughter of Clyde Forney and Evelyn (Iglehart) Mayo.  Gloria graduated in 1954 from Battle Creek Public Schools. She had a love for all animals but especially horses.  Gloria enjoyed reading, shopping and horseback riding. As a child Gloria enjoyed going on Sunday afternoons with her grandfather, E. Price Mayo to Mayo Jewelers in downtown Battle Creek and admiring the beautiful jewelry and silver sold there, usually coming home with something she told her grandfather she thought was pretty.

She is survived by her long time friend: Robert Pontius of Colon, MI; friend and pen pal, Gloria Reden of St. Louis, MO; friend, Kim Kucharski of Battle Creek; pen pals, Virginia Winicki of Holland, MI and Linda and Terri. Gloria was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.

A Memorial Service will take place at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at Memorial Park Cemetery Chapel.

Memorial donations may go to the Calhoun County Animal Shelter, 165 South Union Street, Battle Creek, MI 49014

The family is being served by Shaw Funeral Home.

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Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Jan. 26, 2014
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