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In Memory of

Gloria Alexander Ethridge

June 14, 1925 - March 24, 2015

Obituary


Gloria Alexander Ethridge passed away at home surrounded by children and grandchildren on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. She was a loving mother, and devoted wife and life partner to Ralph Ethridge, Sr. who preceded her in death last year. Mrs. Ethridge was a dedicated member of the United Methodist Church, worshiping at Walnut Grove in Midfield and most recently at Mountain Chapel in Vestavia Hills. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elias and Janna Alexander; brothers Shafitte, Mitchell, Joseph, John and Louis Alexander; sisters Alma Alexander, Rosalie Moore, Margaret Stracener, and Josephine Salemi....

Gloria Alexander Ethridge passed away at home surrounded by children and grandchildren on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. She was a loving mother, and devoted wife and life partner to Ralph Ethridge, Sr. who preceded her in death last year. Mrs. Ethridge was a dedicated member of the United Methodist Church, worshiping at Walnut Grove in Midfield and most recently at Mountain Chapel in Vestavia Hills. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elias and Janna Alexander; brothers Shafitte, Mitchell, Joseph, John and Louis Alexander; sisters Alma Alexander, Rosalie Moore, Margaret Stracener, and Josephine Salemi. She is survived by her siblings, Mary Bottomlee and George Alexander; daughters Patsy Vacarella, Glenda Nagrodzki (Paul) and Gloria Whisenhunt (Jim); sons: Alex Ethridge and Ralph (Beth) Ethridge, Jr. and by her grandchildren, Jamie Ethridge (Rebecca), Alex Ethridge, Jr., Micah Ethridge (Stacey), Patrick Vacarella (Kristy), Andra Bollinger, Ivy Graham (John), Dylan Whisenhunt and Jessica Whisenhunt and great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at Highland Memorial Gardens in Bessemer at 11:00 am on Friday, March 27, 2015. Services are under the direction of Ridout's Valley Chapel.