Gloria Shull Parlier

Gloria Shull Parlier, 81, of Boone, N.C., gained her Angel Wings on March 2, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family following a period of declining health.

Gloria was born October 19, 1939 in Forsyth County to Fred and Jettie Ward Shull.

She was a graduate of Cove Creek High School and was retired from Shadowline, Inc., of Boone. Gloria was a member of First Independent Baptist Church in Blowing Rock.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Ellis Ray Parlier; three brothers, Jerry, Phil and Billy Shull; nephew, Robbie Berry Hughes; niece, Elisha Hicks; three brothers-in-law, James Shore, Robert Berry, Sr. and J.D. Franklin; and great-nephew, William Gibson.

Gloria is survived by her loving grandson, Tyler Ray Parlier and loving granddaughter, Danielle Baker, both of Boone; three sisters, Pat Shore, Nancy Berry and Maxie Franklin, all of Boone; nieces, Joanna Shore and Lynn Isaacs, both of Boone; nephews, Phil Berry (Christy) of Maiden, Joey Shore of Boone, and Mike Hughes of Hickory; great-nieces, Jasmine Shore, Savannah Berry, Jettie Hicks, Amber Fairbetter and Jennifer Warren; great nephew, Caleb Hicks; and special friend, Donna Hicks.

Graveside services were conducted Saturday, March 6, 2021, at 11 oclock at Mount Lawn Memorial Park & Gardens, officiated by Rev. Mike Barefoot and Rev. Gary Shew.

Donations may be made to Glorias grandchildren in care of Nancy Berry, 139 Winter Drive, Lot 34, Boone, NC 28607.

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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Parlier family.

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