Gloria was born on February 1, 1953 in Williamsburg
County to the late Mary Alice Kinder. Gloria departed
this life on Friday, March 5, 2021 at her residence in
She attended Battery Park High School and was a
member of Friendship United Methodist Church. She
was united in holy matrimony in 1970 to Willie James
Singletary, Sr. To this union, two beloved children were
born. She was preceded in death by one sister, Lula
Nesmith and one brother, Charlie Nesmith.
Gloria loved to work in her flower garden. She lived
to spend time with and spoil her precious grandchildren.
She never met a stranger and was a fun-loving person that
everyone truly respected. For those that knew her well,
she was NEVER afraid to speak her mind.
Gloria leaves to cherish her precious memories: her
husband, Willie Singletary, Sr; one devoted daughter,
Angela (Kent) Singletary Johnson of Hemingway, SC;
one loving son, Willie Singletary, Jr. of Charlotte, NC;
two grandchildren whom she loved dearly, Xaya and
Nyla; sisters: Joanna Latson, Latricia Washington,
and Denise Washington; two brothers: David (Vivian)
Kinder and James Washington; three additional siblings:
Emanuel Pinckney, Sadie Cooper, and Sarah Williams;
one special cousin, Leatrice Cooper, along with a host of
nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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