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“I'm very sorry for the loss of your loved one, Gloria. May you find comfort in prayer, in family and friends during this difficult time (Romans 12:12...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: CH - AZ

“So sorry for your loss. I feel your pain but know that Gloria is with our Lord. ”
2 of 27 | Posted by: Wendy Dunfee - Peterborough

“I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, SUCH A BEAUTIFUL ANGEL. MY PRAYERS GO TO YOU ALL. ”
3 of 27 | Posted by: PARIS WILSON \ CLINE - WELLSTON, OH

“Gloria was an incredible positive influence upon many people. My deepest condolences to your family. You will be in my prayers. ”
4 of 27 | Posted by: Moriah Paterson

“Please accept my sincere condolences . May the God of all comfort be with you and your family during this difficult time . ”
5 of 27 | Posted by: Wanda

“To Zach and family, Our Deepest Sympathy to you and your family, we are so sorry to hear about your mom, our prayers are with you all and remember...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Barry, Bo and Kathy Mahley - OH

“You will always live in my heart because of all the times you touched it.you will be deeply missed my dear friend you were always there for everyone...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Cindy fuller Tschudy - OH

“In the Time that you Gave Me -Bradley Walker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdRgZyeg07YGloria made God proud, we are proud of her too! May God Keep...Read More »
8 of 27 | Posted by: Kristina Cartwright - Hamden, OH

“May Gloria enjoy her endless time with God. She was a wonderful and heavenly person. Our deepest sympathy to Bart and the whole family. ”
9 of 27 | Posted by: Stacy and Cheryl Evans - OH

“Ankrom family, Gloria was a great 4-H supporter and advocate for youth involvement. She touched so many lives through her service to the community...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Travis West - McArthur, OH

“We were so blessed to have Gloria apart of our lives. She always was there for us at our hardest times. She helped us navigate tourettes and...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Mike, Rhonda, Ty, Lis and Nick Dutcher - OH

“Bart and family,In this time of grief my prayer is that our Lord will surround you with His comfort, peace and sweet amazing grace! Gloria has gone...Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Rick Bennington - Logan, OH

“Remembering you & your family in our prayers.Carolyn & Brad Palmer ”
13 of 27 | Posted by: Carolyn Palmer - McArthur, OH

“I know Gloria is in Heaven and that she is free of frailties. I pray God wraps you in the confirt pf His word and the promise of His grace ”
14 of 27 | Posted by: Walt Gobke - Zaleski, OH

“So sorry for the family's loss ”
15 of 27 | Posted by: cindy taylor - McArthur, OH

“I am so very sorry to hear of Gloria's passing. We were friends growing up. We were born 1 day apart. I pregnant with my first baby when she was...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: Regina (Jeanie) Maynard - TX

“Sorry for your loss ”
17 of 27 | Posted by: Kirt Ward - Wellston, OH

“Sorry for your loss ”
18 of 27 | Posted by: Connie Moore - Hamden, OH

“So sorry for your loss. She was such a great lady and always wore that beautiful smile. ”
19 of 27 | Posted by: Peggy Trainer Blackford - OH

“Out deepest condolences to Bart and family. Gloria was such a sweet lady. I always enjoyed our chats when she would come in the bank.RIP sweet angel. ”
20 of 27 | Posted by: Brenda and Dwight Ratcliff - OH

“"Life is not measured by the number of breathes we take but the moments that take our breath away." Gloria you are such an inspiration to many. You...Read More »
21 of 27 | Posted by: Lesia Campbell - New Plymouth, OH

“Gloria was a wonderful friend. I will miss her, but I know she is walking the streets of gold in Heaven. My prayers for the family. ”
22 of 27 | Posted by: Renate Isaac - Hamden, OH

“You are so loved and will be greatly missed little sister. We are saddened by your being taken from us so soon, but gladdened for your being relieved...Read More »
23 of 27 | Posted by: Nancy Ragsdale - Morro Bay, CA

“Gloria was a great friend spent a lot of time talking to her in church she had a good heart for others loved the children at youth ad Sunday School...Read More »
24 of 27 | Posted by: Vicki (Coleman) Coy - Pomeroy, OH

“Bart and family, I am so proud to have known Gloria as both friend and co-worker, we shared a lot of laughs over the years. My heart goes out to you...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Sherry Craig - Londonderry, OH

“I cannot express how wonderful aunt Gloria was and how much she will be missed ”
26 of 27 | Posted by: Bonnie Hatton - St Paul, MN

“I sure am going to miss our talks while the boys come up with their master plans that they always have. You are one of the most important role models...Read More »
27 of 27 | Posted by: Angla Canode - Hamden, OH


Gloria M. Ankrom, age 54, of McArthur, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at the Holzer Medical Center in Jackson, Ohio. She was born December 13, 1962 in Sanford, Florida, daughter of the late Donald James Sprague and Marie Ballard Sprague. Gloria, a 1981 graduate of Vinton County High School, was a licensed minister with the United Methodist Conference. She was currently the Pastor at the New Plymouth United Methodist Church. Gloria was also a loving homemaker who was employed by the Vinton County Schools. She was an accomplished artist who enjoyed oil painting and spending time with her family. Gloria is survived by her husband of 25 years, Bart Ankrom; children, Zachary D. Canode (Angela) of Hamden, Sylvia Music (Randall) of West Jefferson, Diana Hurne (Greg Powell) of Londonderry, Austin Delvin James Ankrom of McArthur and Trinity Dawn Ankrom of McArthur; 13 grandchildren, Ashlyn Canode, Easton Canode, Riley Deck, Madison Deck, Emma Deck, Mariah Lytle, Gabrielle Lytle, Nevaeh Lytle, Maylee Lytle, Timothy Lytle, Benson Music, Taylor Music and Lilly Hurne; brother, Arthur Sprague (Connie) of Minnesota; sisters, Janette Biorn (David) of California, Donna Hatton of Minnesota and Nancy Ragsdale of California, along with several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Besides her parents, Gloria was preceded in death by her first husband, Timothy Canode, and her brothers, Steve Sprague and Donald Lane Sprague. Calling hours will be Saturday from 6 to 8 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. A Celebration of Life service will be held Sunday at 4 P.M. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with Rev. Walt Goble officiating. In keeping with Gloria's wishes, cremation will follow the service and burial will be at the convenience of the family in the Mt. Olive Cemetery.