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Gloria Perry

January 13, 1944 — January 17, 2021

Gloria Perry

Mrs. Gloria Jean Porter Perry, age 77, of Burlington, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at her home after several months of failing health.

A native of Alamance County, she was the daughter of the late Grady William Porter and the late Cora Lee Evans Porter and was married for over 49 years to Kenneth Ronald Perry, who passed away in 2017.  Gloria was a career homemaker, was of the Baptist faith and she loved to collect Elvis memorabilia.

Mrs. Perry is survived by her three daughters, Teresa Hensley and her husband, Tim, of Burlington, Wendy Barr and her husband, Daniel, of Gibsonville and Cindy House and her husband, Todd, of Mebane; nine grandchildren, Tara (Chris) Matkins, Chris (Meredith) Hensley, Taylor (Steven) Fogleman, Kelsey Jones, Blake Rutledge, Logan House, Tanner House, Ashlee Mitchell Thomas and Jacob Droppers; thirteen great grandchildren and one on the way; a sister, Linda (Gary) May; and a special nephew, Lynn Wyrick.

The funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 PM Friday, January 22, 2021 at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Steve Reagan.  Entombment will follow at Alamance Memorial Park Mausoleum.  Mrs. Perry will be available for public viewing from 12:00 – 5:00 PM Thursday afternoon at the funeral home. The family will be receiving friends at the home of her daughter, Teresa, 1839 Routh Rd., Burlington.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 914 Chapel Hill Rd., Burlington, NC 27215 or to the Alamance County Humane Society at www.hsaconline.org.

You may live stream the funeral service or sign the online register book at www.lowefuneralhome.com.

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Public Viewing for Family and Friends

Thursday, January 21, 2021

12:00 - 5:00pm

Lowe Funeral Home & Crematory

2205 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215

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Funeral Service

Friday, January 22, 2021

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Entombment

Friday, January 22, 2021

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Alamance Memorial Park Mausoleum

4039 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215

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