Gloria Fern Moss Whitworth, 75, of Polson, Mont. and formerly of Blackfoot, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, Mont.
Gloria was born Oct. 11, 1937 in St. Ignatius, Mont. to Henry Moss and Elsie Truchot. She attended school in St. Ignatius, Mont. and Fort Hall.. She lived different places in Montana and Idaho, spending the last three years in Polson.
In 1953 Gloria married Gene Whitworth. They were later divorced.
She worked as a cook at the State Hospital in Blackfoot,. In her free time she enjoyed fishing, sewing, painting and gardening. She was a very accomplished artist. She loved spending time with her family and taking her grandchildren fishing.
Gloria is survived by her children, Roxanne Whitworth of Arlee, Mont.; J.R. (Ginger) Whitworth of Thomas; Danny (Robin) Whitworth of Rexburg; Wanda (Bryon) Whitworth of Polson, Mont.; and Tina Whitworth of Idaho Falls; sister, Marilyn (John) Woods of Blackfoot,; 23 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Kelly Whitworth; brothers, John Moss, Jim Moss, Thomas Moss, George Moss and Frank Moss; sister, Mickey Wadsworth; and granddaughter, Deanna Whitworth.
A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot. Family will meet with friends and family from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 at Hawker Funeral Home and for one hour prior to services.
Interment will follow at the Riverside-Thomas Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org .