Gloria W. Moore SUNBURY - Gloria Jean Ward Moore, 67, of the 1000 block of Hwy. 158 E., died Wednesday, April 27, 2011 in Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City. Mrs. Moore was born in Bertie County and was the daughter of the late Billie Leslie and Hazel Simons Ward. A homemaker, she was a member of Collinswood Baptist Church in Portsmouth. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, John Royce Ward and William Stewart "Bill" Ward; and a daughter-in-law, Patricia Ann Moore. Surviving are her husband of 50 years, Jerry Moore; a daughter, Wendy M. Sylvestri and husband Richard E. Jr. of East New Market, Md.; three sons, Jeffery Moore and wife Teresa of Elizabeth City, Jon Moore and girlfriend Terri Lynn Johnson of Portsmouth and Jay Moore and wife Lisa of Hobbsville; a sister, Lynn W. Stephenson of Portsmouth; seven brothers, Robert Ward of Portsmouth, Carroll Ward of Chesapeake, Charles Ward of Blackshear, Ga., Norvin Ward of Williamston, N.C., Ronnie Ward of Sarasota, Fla., Glynn Ward of Sumter, S.C., and Joseph Ward of Portsmouth; six grandchildren, Rich Sylvestri III, Kacey Perry, Kolton Stevens, Kortny Bishop, Brandon Butler and Tiffany Stewart; and one great-grandson, Ezra Greene. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Miller Funeral Home, 304 Main St., Gatesville, by Pastor Jack Stallings. Friends may join the family in the funeral home immediately following the service on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to any chapter of the
. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com.
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Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 29, 2011