Gloria Ann Moon, 86, of Chillicothe, Mo., passed away at her home on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.
Gloria was born in Chillicothe on May 20, 1927, to Charley O'Dell and Abbie Jane Hatfield O'Dell. She attended Chillicothe High School.
On June 5, 1967, Gloria married Wilbur Moon in Chillicothe. He preceded her in death on April 3, 2007.
Most of her life she was a housewife and mother, but she also worked as a clerk in Woolworth's and as a meat cutter at Safeway.
Gloria attended Calvary Baptist Church in Chillicothe and enjoyed gardening, painting, traveling and spending time with friends at the Grand River Multi-Purpose Center.
She is survived by a daughter Cindy Owens, of Chillicothe; 8 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three brothers, Stanley and Velda O'Dell, Donald and Betty O'Dell and Vernon and Joy O'Dell; many nieces and nephews.
Gloria was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Linda Whited; brothers Charley, Robert and Benny O'Dell; Sisters Lula Burton, Alice Hatfield, Nellie Wendell and Betsy O'Dell.
Memorials in honor of Gloria Moon may be made to the Grand River Multi-Purpose Center and left at or mailed to Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N. Washington, Chillicothe, MO, 64601. Online condolences may be left at www.heritage-becausewecare.com.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Heritage Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe.