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Gloria Snipes Jester

October 27, 1921 January 24, 2018
Gloria Snipes Jester
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Obituary for Gloria Snipes Jester

Gloria Snipes Jester, 96, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at Kings Grant Retirement Home in Martinsville, VA. She was born on October 27, 1921 in Spray, N.C. to the late Ambrose and Lelia Snipes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Bill Jester; sister Clarice Snipes; and brother Marvin Snipes.

Mrs. Jester is survived by her daughter, Carole Roberts and husband Bud of Stoneville N.C.; son, Steve Jester and his wife Cindy of Altavista, VA; grandchildren, Scott Jester and his wife Meghan, Mark Roberts and his wife Debra, Ty Roberts, Paige Roberts, Lynn Guglielmo and her husband Mark; great-grandchildren, Will Roberts, Lane Roberts, Dylan Roberts, Taylor Guglielmo, Ally Guglielmo, Parker Guglielmo, Ashley LaManna, and very special friends, Scott, Jackie and Holly Hunter.

Gloria and her husband Bill were the owners of the Collinsville Shoe Center which was established in 1962. They shared a love of golf, dancing and music. Gloria was a member of Smith Memorial Methodist Church, the Forest Park Ladies Golf Association, numerous bridge clubs, and a 45 year volunteer for the American Red Cross.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at 11:00 AM in the Kings Grant Victory Chapel. The family suggests memorials be made to the Kings Grant Benevolent Fund, 350 Kings Way Road, Martinsville, VA 24112.

The family would like to express their sincere appreciation for the love shown to Gloria by the staff and residents during her stay at Kings Grant.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Jester family. Online condolences may be made at

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11:00 AM 1/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
King's Grant Victory Chapel

350 Kings Way Rd.
Collinsville, VA 24078

King's Grant Victory Chapel
350 Kings Way Rd. Collinsville 24078 VA
United States

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