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February 28, 1937 - April 13, 2021
Funeral services celebrating the life of Gloria Faye Fletcher Pesnell will be held at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 1815 Marshall Street, Shreveport, Louisiana, on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Jeff Raines officiating. Burial will follow at 3:00 p.m. at the Longstraw Cemetery in Choudrant, Louisiana. The family will receive friends at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, on Friday April 16, 2021 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Gloria was born February 28, 1937 in West Monroe, Louisiana and passed away on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at the age of 84 in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, James and Bessie Fletcher; sister, Thelma O’Neal and brothers, William Morris Fletcher and James R. Fletcher. She is survived by her sister, Jerry Andrews and husband, Edward of Fairbanks, Alaska; sister-in-law, Janis Fletcher and husband, Billy R. Pesnell; five children, son, J. Whitney Pesnell and wife, Tedy, of Shreveport, Louisiana, W. Alan Pesnell and wife, Evelyn, of Marksville, Louisiana, James G. Pesnell of Phoenix, Arizona, Dr. Douglas W. Pesnell and wife, Angela, of Natchitoches, Louisiana; daughter, Susan E. Pesnell of Shreveport, Louisiana; grandchildren, William M. Pesnell, Sierra Pesnell, Sheridan Pesnell and Katelyn Elizabeth Pesnell and step-grandchildren, Shealynn Schmidt, Nellie Perez, Carl Perez, Gregory Perez, John Perez, Jessie Perez, Kristina Rushing, Gabriel Gaines and Stephanie Gaines.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to all of those who contributed so much to the quality of Gloria’s life and encouraged her with their prayers, visits, flowers, cards and calls and to the doctors, nurses and health providers who treated and cared for her.
Honoring Gloria as pallbearers will be Andy Fletcher, Jeremy Hamlin, Gilland Burch, Layton Sanders, Tyler Murad, William M. Pesnell and Gabriel Gaines.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church in Shreveport, 543 Ockley Dr., Shreveport, LA 71106, Longstraw Baptist Church, 1799 Styles Ranch Rd., Choudrant, LA, LA 71227 the Louisiana Baptist Children’s Home, 7200 Desiard St., Monroe, LA 71203 or the charity of the donor’s choice.