Birth Date: September 21, 1946
Death Date: October 31, 2018
Gloria Ann Lourash ( DeJaynes),72, of Decatur went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Gloria was born September 21, 1946 in Decatur Illinois, the daughter of Vernon and Viola Vowell. She retired from being a teacher at Mt. Zion Elementary school after 35 years. She was a devoted christian, wife, mom, and grandma, soon to be great-grandma, and homemaker.
She was a member of her beloved West Side Church of the Nazarene, where she was involved in church activities and also was a bible quizzing coach for over 30 years. Gloria loved spending time with her family, church family, and playing card and board games.
Gloria married Randall Lourash October 9, 1993 in Decatur, Illinois. Gloria leaves behind her husband of 25 years; sons, Rob DeJaynes (Sharon Lopez) of Decatur, Ed DeJaynes and wife Michelle of Decatur; grandchildren Andrew, Braxton ( Chyanne Beach) , Juliana and husband Darren, Devona, Dekglen, and Logan. She also leaves behind one soon to be great-grandaughter Aubree.
She was reunited in Heaven with her parents. Gloria will be deeply missed by all of her family until they are reunited in Heaven.
Services to celebrate Gloria’s life will be at 10 am Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at West Side Church of the Nazarene, 788 N. Sunnyside Rd. Decatur, IL with Pastor Lyle Artman officiating. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Moran and Goebel Funeral Home. Burial will be at Mt. Zion Township Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to West Side Church of the Nazarene.
The family of Gloria Lourash is being served by Moran & Goebel and Cremation Services, 2801 North Monroe Street, Decatur, IL 62526. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at www.moranandgoebel.com