Gloria M. Thierfelder

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Gloria M. Thierfelder, 91, of Marshall, formerly of Frankfort, died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, at The Living Center in Marshall.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, at 11 a.m. at New Frankfort Cemetery, with the Rev. Paul List officiating. Pallbearers will be Michael Haynes, Dennis Haynes, Kenny Haynes, Justin Haynes and Larry Skinner. Memorials are suggested to the charity of the donor's choice in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.

Born Sept. 29, 1929, in Miami, she was the daughter of the late Tom Morrell Gilliam and Lula Mae McClain Gilliam. On April 8, 1950, in Slater, she married Joseph Donald Thierfelder, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 16, 1999.

She is survived by a son, Lenny Carver of Marshall; two daughters, Sherry Taylor of Slater, and Glenita Knapp of Sedalia; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and her companion, Billy Ray Haynes. She was preceded in death by her sister, Darlene Jackson.

Mrs. Thierfelder was a member of the First Baptist Church in Slater. She had worked at Central R-2 School, Western Auto in Slater, and The Little Store in Gilliam.