Obituary: Gloria Dean Arthur

August 2, 1933 – October 27, 2022

Gloria Dean Arthur, 89, of Mitchell, passed away Thursday, October 27, 2022, at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, following a lengthy illness.

Born August 2, 1933, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Emery and Marguerite (Link) Charles.  Gloria was a 1951 graduate of Bedford High School.

Gloria retired from RCA and attended the Mitchell Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed the outdoors, working in her yard, and caring for her beloved pets.  She was an avid Pacers fan.

Survivors include her son, William D. (Debbie) Arthur of Mitchell; six grandchildren, Tanner Summers of Bedford, Tyler (McKenzie) Arthur of Mitchell, Kayla Arthur of Mitchell, Brett Arthur of Mitchell, Chad Reynolds of Tucson, Arizona, and Travis (Sarah) Reynolds of Bedford; 9 great-grandchildren, Kori Arthur, Elsi Arthur, Yali Arthur, Hayden Reynolds, Grant Reynolds, Noah High, Isabelle High, Dexton Summer, and Adelaide Summers; and sister Wanda (Ronnie) Weilbaker of Bedford. 

Her parents; daughter, Renee Summers; and siblings, Betty Spires, Robert Charles, and Jack Charles preceded her in death.

The funeral service will be at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 1, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Heather Ritter officiating. Friends may visit from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial gifts can be made in Gloria’s memory to the White River Humane Society.

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