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January 20, 2014

GLORIA VIRGINIA (MORRIS) BEST

TARBORO — TARBORO — Gloria Virginia (Morris) Best, 67, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 23, 2014 at the First Free Will Baptist Church in Tarboro with the Rev. Stanley Buck officiating. Burial will follow in Edgecombe Memorial Park.

Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, Osbourne Leondras Morris and Nellie Mae Brewer Morris, and a brother, Bonnie Nelson Morris.

She leaves behind to cherish her memory a loving family, which includes her: sons, Todd Louis Best, of Wilson, Christopher Dean Best, and wife, April Smith Best, of Leggett, Stacey Shawn Best, and fiancé’, Kayla Rose Phillips, of Tarboro and Brandon Chad Best, of Tarboro; grandchildren: Jordan Morris Best, Gabriella Rose Best, Gavin Phillips and Brandon Twisdale; a  brother, Donald Morris, and wife, Anne, of Tarboro and a host of nieces and nephews.

Flowers are welcome, but if desired, memorial contributions may be made in Gloria’s memory to the First Free Will Baptist Church of Tarboro, or to the Vidant Inpatient Hospice Center of Greenville.

The family will receive friends and relatives from 7-9 p.m.  Wednesday at Carlisle Funeral Home and other times at the home of her son Dean, 123 Sible Lane, Battleboro.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc. of Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.carlislefuneralhome.com

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