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Gloria Jean Howell Knoebel

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Saturday, August 19, 1944 - Monday, May 22, 2017

Mrs. Gloria Jean Howell Knoebel of Daleville passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 at Mizell Memorial Hospital in Opp.  She was 72. 

Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 28, 2017 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory Chapel in Slocomb with Reverend Jason Johnson officiating.  Interment will follow in Memory Hill Cemetery. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday beginning at 1:00 p.m. and continuing until service time. 

Mrs. Knoebel was born August 19, 1944 in Geneva County.  Gloria loved the Lord and attended Daleville Baptist Church.  She was a loving mother and adoring grandmother who will be profoundly missed. 

She was preceded in death by her mother, Mable Howell Bracewell; one brother, Roy Howell and a grandson, John Bushey Jr. 

Survivors include two daughters: Kenya Engmann (Nicholas) of North Dakota and Tenya Barron (Charles) of Sycamore, Alabama; two sons: Lee Knoebel (Tracy), Daleville and Michael Vickers (Sandra), Virginia; eleven grandchildren; one great grandchild; two sisters: Patricia Broome (Denny), Ozark and Marie Coach, Daleville; special friend/sister, Glenda Himes, Slocomb; nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends. 

The family wishes to thank the doctors and nurses at Mizell Memorial Hospital as well as the staff of Opp Health and Rehabilitation.




Funeral Service

Date: Sunday, May 28, 2017



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I love you mom. You are missed very much. Cannot express enough how grateful i am for everything our family has done for each other. Thank you sis. Forever in our prayers and heart's. Love always TJ
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Kenya Engmann

I sure hope I'm doing everything right for you. I love you momma so much. You have taught me so much. I'm so thankful and greatful for everything you have done for us kids and everyone else. You ma'am have a heart of gold and I sure miss you. Rest easy beautiful

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