Gloria Bowden Dale

                    November 7, 1947  -  February 22, 2005

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Gloria Bowden Dale, age 57, a lifelong resident of Waxahachie, passed away Tuesday, February 22, 2005 at Baylor Medical Center in Waxahachie. She was born November 7, 1947 in Waxahachie to Leo and Hazel Russell. Gloria graduated from Waxahachie High School in 1965 and was employed by Tyler Refrigeration for 27 years. She had been a longtime member of the Water Street Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday School for more than 40 years and served as church treasurer for over 25 years. Gloria was a member of the Waxahachie Rebekah Lodge #381.

Gloria was survived by her children, Darren Bowden and wife Rena, Greg Bowden and wife Pam, Sharon Beck and husband J, and Cindy Chapman. She is also survived by two sisters, Barbara Martin and Gwen Holley; grandchildren, Brandy, Wendy, Candace, Monica, Jordan, Aaron, Eric and Meredith; great grandchild, Carter; numerous nieces, nephews and a wealth of friends who shared countless precious moments throughout her life. Gloria was preceded in death by her parents; her two husbands, Wyndel Bowden in 1983 and William E. Dale in 1989 and sister, Glenda Senn in 2003.

Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a. m. Thursday, February 24, 2005 in the chapel of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home with Pastor C. L. Macpherson officiating. Interment will follow at the Hillcrest Burial Park.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.

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Thursday, February 24, 2005 10:00 AM
Service Location  
Boze-Mitchell-McKIbbin Funeral Home Chapel, 511 W. Main Street, Waxahachie, Texas 75165 (972)937-2211

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Born: November 7, 1947

Death: February 22, 2005

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Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home
waxahachie, TX