Gloria June Payne Ellison Weikle

November 22, 1931 ‒ March 23, 2012

Bellville, Ohio

BELLVILLE-Gloria June Payne Ellison Weikle, died on March 23, 2012 at Hospice of North Central Ohio, following a long illness. She was surrounded by her family.

She was born November 22, 1931 in Sarton, West Virginia, to the late Georgia Shortt and Denzil Ellison. She graduated from high school in Greenville, West Virginia. Gloria married the late Malcolm (Mac) Weikle on May 15, 1952 and they relocated to Ohio where they later started their family.

Gloria was known to her family and friends as a woman full of fun and laughter who always had a good story to share. She entertained those around her with stories of growing up in West Virginia and shared fond memories of people she knew and the antics within her own family. Gloria enjoyed painting and was a writer and poet. Several of her poems were written in honor of family members and friends and they will always be treasured. Gloria attended Mansfield Beauty College and worked as a beautician. She also worked for 10 years at Therm-o-disc. Gloria attended Bellville Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by children: Jeff Weikle of Bellville, two daughters Debbie Weikle of Dublin and Angie (Michael) Weikle Oyster of Bellville; four grandchildren: Aaron Oyster, Andrea Oyster Smith, Christina Weikle of Bellville and Jeremy Weikle of Butler; three great grandchildren: Blayze Oyster of Lexington, Grace Knell and Addison Smith of Bellville, three brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Richard and Linda Weikle of Pickaway, West Virginia, Mark and Brenda Weikle of Covington, Virginia; and Maryellen and Linwell Booth of Lindside, West Virginia; her dear friend and care giver, Gina Fisher, and family pet Haley. She was preceded in death by her brother, Ronald Shortt, brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Evelyn Weikle. In addition, Gloria, will be sadly missed by additional family members and friends.

Friends may call Monday March 26, 2012 from 4-7 pm in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 am. The Rev. Karen Wright will officiate. Burial will follow in Bellville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Jefferson Township-Bellville Rescue Squad or Hospice of North Central Ohio at the funeral home.

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  • I was working on genealogy and just found this saying Gloria had passed. I am so sorry I never got to meet her but did enjoy corresponding with her. I will pass this sad news on to the rest of the family.