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June 15, 1936 ~ June 28, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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Gloria Faye (Trent) Root, a longtime resident of Texas, passed away early Wednesday morning, June 28th, 2023, at Dunaway Heritage Nursing Center in Guymon. She was 87 years old.
Gloria Faye (Trent) Root was born on June 16, 1936, in Hardesty, Oklahoma to Fred James Trent and Mabel (Smith) Trent.
She attended school in Hardesty and graduated with the class of 1953.
She met a tall handsome man named Curtis Root from Guymon and they began dating. They married on August 25, 1954, at the First Baptist Church in Hardesty. Shortly after marrying they made Guymon their forever home.
Gloria worked for General Telephone in Guymon as an operator for many years. She also worked for Montgomery Ward Store.
She enjoyed visiting with friends, playing cards and going out on weekends to go Country and Western Dancing with Curt.
Gloria was very talented at crocheting. She made it look very easy. She enjoyed working in the yard and loved her beloved fur babies.
She was preceded in death by her husband Curtis in 2022. Her parents, her brother James Fred Trent and brother-in-law Robert Woodrum.
Gloria is survived by her sister; Lois Woodrum, Sister-in-law Marianne Trent, Nephew; Robert Woodrum. Nieces: Rebecca Logue, Roberta Chance, Susanne Short, Patricia Mitchell and Judy Voth. Gloria is also survived by many great-nieces & nephews.
Graveside Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, July 7th, 2023, at Elmhurst Cemetery in Guymon, Oklahoma.
Memorial may be made in Gloria’s name to the Guymon Animal Shelter C/O Henson Novak Funeral Directors P.O. Box 1306, Guymon, OK, 73942
The family would like to thank the staff at Heritage Community for their loving care of Gloria.
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