Gloria Ann Avent

Memorial services for Gloria Ann Avent, 51, of Bolivar, were held Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 in the chapel of Shackelford Funeral Directors of Bolivar.
Gloria passed from this life Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.
She was born Oct. 1, 1964, in Middleton, the daughter of the late Tony Pierce and Stella Crowley Pierce, who survives. She spent most of her life in Hardeman County and was a 1981 graduate of Bolivar Central High School. On Aug. 28, 1982, she was united in marriage to Randy Avent and for over 20 years was manager of Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in Bolivar. Most recently, she had worked in the cafeteria at Bolivar Elementary School. Gloria was a member of the New Hope Church of Christ and loved to volunteer and work at school festivals. A lady with a big heart, she helped many people along her life's journey. She especially loved her children, grandchild and other family and friends.

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