Age: 69 Address: Spruce Pine, North Carolina Date of Death: Monday, May 5, 2014 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Gloria Hill Boone of Spruce Pine, passed away on May 5th at Blue Ridge Regional Hospital.
A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Burdette and Marcella Gillespie Hughes. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Christine Robinson. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who was a people person, loved cooking, gardening and flowers.
Surviving is her husband, Jim Boone; daughters: April Parker of Hickory and Lisa Ray of Marion; son, Gary Hughes and wife, Becky, of Burnsville; sisters: Sherry Edwards and husband, Pete, of Salisbury and Linda Hughes of Micaville; step-daughters: Sue Greene and husband, Nikki, of Spruce Pine and Kim Boone of Marion; grandchildren: Holly and Clay Parker, Samantha Molina, Brandon Ray and Fabian Hughes and great-grandchildren: Kaedence Roberts, Hayden Parker, Tavian Campos, Kenia and Jordan Molina. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 8th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Pastor Randy Bonner will officiate. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. prior to the funeral services at the funeral home.