Ms. Gloria Dean Oates

April 2020, Obituaries

Ms. Gloria Dean Oates

Ms. Gloria Dean Oates was born in Sumter County, Georgia on March 24, 1964, to the parentage of the late Ms. Ann Hicks and Mr. George Glover, who survives. She received her education in the public schools of Sumter County. She was employed as a Dietary Supervisor at the Lillian Carter Nursing Center in Plains, Georgia for several years. She is preceded in death by two sisters, Ms. Brenda Oates Pickett and Ms. Linda Oates O’Saka.

She leaves to cherish her memories: two daughters, Ms. Andrea Payne and Ms. Myia’ayo Porter, both of Americus, GA; her siblings: Mrs. Barbara Ann (Leon) Hollwell, Toledo, OH; Pastor Lorice Oates (Charlie) Griffin, Augusta, GA; Mr. Larry Oates, Cleveland, OH and Ms. Mary Oates Baisden, Americus, GA; one grandchild, Mason Porter, Americus, GA; an aunt, Ms. Pearl Hicks, Cincinnati, OH; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends including devoted friends, Ms. Deborah Dice, Ms. Belinda Johnson, Ms. Emma Jean Dice and her extended Highway 19 family also survive.