Gloria Hewett Thompson

Cleveland Funeral Home announces that Mrs. Gloria Hewett Thompson, age 71, of Cleveland, Georgia, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. 

Gloria was born on Feb. 17, 1947, in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, to James Edwin Hewett and Helen Chadwick Hewett. She was a member of Riverpoint Community Church in Habersham County.

Gloria was employed by the late Jim Wilkins in 1978 at Orbit MFG in the accounting department. After Orbit MFG was sold, she was employed by Mr. Wilkins once he established Wilco with his sons. She remained employed full-time for years, later becoming a part-time secretary and accounts manager. She remained in this position until this past fall as her health continued to decline. The Thompson family wishes to acknowledge and sincerely thank the Wilkins family for the love and kindness she received from the entire family over the last 40 years.

Gloria is survived by her husband, Brien Thompson, with whom she would have celebrated 53 years of marriage on March 5th of this year; mother, Helen Chadwick Hewett of Habersham County, Georgia; daughter, Deborah A. Moss of Cleveland, Georgia; son and daughter-in- law, Alan and Khrys Thompson of Gainesville, Georgia. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and six great- grandchildren. 

A celebration of life will be held at Riverpoint Community Church, located on Ansley Rd. in Demorest, Georgia. on Feb. 21, 2019 at 2 p.m.  The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the same location.

Cleveland Funeral Home - 2721 U.S. 129 S. Cleveland, GA - 706-865-1500.    A Division of McDonald Family Funeral Homes.

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