2008-12-25 / Obituaries

Gloria S. Truax

Hancock, 60

Gloria Schlee Truax, 60, Hancock, Md., died Monday, December 15, 2008, at her home.

Born September 25, 1948, in Clear Spring, Md., she was the daughter of the late James J. and Lillian Mills Reed.

She was a 1965 graduate of Clear Spring High School.

She was employed with Save- A-Lot Store in Hancock.

She was of the Protestant faith.

Surviving are her husband, Ernest A. Truax, whom she married October 2, 1970, in Hancock; a daughter, Kathy L. Keefer, Hancock; three sisters: Marie Leasure, Boonsboro, Md.; Catherine Keps, Falling Waters, W.Va.; Linda Moats, Williamsport, Md.; four brothers: Jesse Reed, Clear Spring, Md.; Ronald Reed, Hancock; Marvin Reed, Williamsport, Md.; Michael Reed, Hagerstown; a half-sister, Eva Burton, Hancock; and a grandson.

She was preceded in death by two sisters: Shirley Mills and Alma Grove.

Funeral services were held Friday, December 19, at 11:00 a.m., at Orchard Ridge First Church of God, Hancock. Rev. Jeff Hawbaker officiated. Burial was made in Parkhead Cemetery, Big Pool, Md.

Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hancock Volunteer Fire Co., Fulton Street, Hancock, MD 21750.

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