Gloria Jean Yarborough

November 12, 1951 - April 24, 2020
Gloria Jean Yarborough

Gloria Jean Yarborough age 68 of Wilmington passed away Friday, April 24, 2020.

She was born in Onslow County on November 12, 1951, to the late Ebin Bell and Retha Holton Bell.

Gloria was a lifelong resident of Wilmington and went to New Hanover High School. She was retired from Lowes Home Improvement Store in Monkey Junction. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her children and grandchildren. Gloria enjoyed fishing and traveling with her family.

Gloria is survived by her husband, Charles Graham Yarborough; children, Brandy Cribb Sellers (Mike), April Cribb Archer (Tony), Curt Yarborough, and Deena DeHart; brother Butch Bell, sister Teresa Brown; grandchildren, Travis Archer (Karen), Bre-Hannah Archer, Heartly Sellers, Bryce Sellers (Lily), Jaiden Johnson, Ezra Yarborough, and Asher Yarborough; great-grandchildren, Melody and Harmony Archer. She was preceded in death by a brother Duke Bell.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Due to the current health crisis, memorial service plans are for a later date.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099.


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  • April 28, 2020
    Jamie Johnson Wilson lit a candle:
    Lit since April 28, 2020 at 4:36:26 PM

  • April 26, 2020
    Sharee Ormsby says:
    Gloria was such a sweet lady, I enjoyed spending time with her a few years ago at my brothers wedding. Charlie and family, peace, strength and comfort to you all. Rest in peace Gloria.

  • April 26, 2020
    ROLAND H HAMBY says:
    Mrs. Gloria was a shining light to so many of us who were blessed to know her. Prayers and love to Charlie and to her family, She will be missed but not forgotten.

  • April 26, 2020
    Tom Sharpe says:
    What can I say that hasn't already been said? Gloria was a ray of sunshine who was a pleasure to work with at Lowes . I'll never forget the good times and laughs we shared . I would consider it an honor to sing at her service when the time comes!

  • April 27, 2020
    Polly Cribb lit a candle:
    Lit since April 27, 2020 at 4:07:33 AM