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1936 Gloria 2022

Gloria Ore

September 2, 1936 — August 18, 2022

Gloria Ann Ross Ore, passed away peacefully on August 18, 2022 in Payson, Utah after a brief illness with pneumonia.

Gloria was born on September 2, 1936 in Santaquin, Utah to Lavon Ross Sr and Ruth Alice Bray, she attended public schools in Santaquin and graduated from Payson High School in 1954. She worked in the apparel industry, she was an excellent seamstress and pattern maker, she loved to work on ceramics and crafts in her free time. Gloria married Oscar Barton Pride on October 14, 1954 which later ended in divorce. She married Jack Bryson Ore on November 9, 1957 in Santaquin, Utah they were later sealed in the Provo Utah LDS Temple. She resided in Santaquin and Payson.

Gloria worked at Brigham Young University as a cook, she also worked in the apparel industry, later she worked at Signetics, and retired from the Utah State Hospital as a psych tech after many years.

Gloria was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Gloria loved to do ceramics and crafts, she also loved to go for rides in the car. She was also an excellent cook and canner.

Gloria was preceded in death by her parents Lavon Ross Sr. and Ruth Alice Bray, her husband Jack Bryson Ore, her siblings Lavon Ross Jr, Clifford L. Ross, Shirley Bowling, Merrill Ross, Roger L. Ross, and Richard D. Ross.

Gloria is survived by her Daughter Pamela Ree Pride of Payson, her sons Todd Ore (DeeAnn) of Payson, Jack Ore (Kristie) of Payson, John Ore (Theresa) of Payson, Trent Ore of Santaquin, eleven grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.

There will be a viewing on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 from 10:00 to 11:00 at the West Mountain 3rd Ward (901 West 400 North, Payson, Utah) followed by a graveside service at 12:00, Internment will be in the Santaquin, Utah Cemetery.

We would like to thank Utah Home Health and Hospice, especially her nurse Kelly and her aide Kori, also Orchard View Assisted Living and the many aides there, and Dave and Shannon Morley.

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