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Celebration of Gloria’s Life: Slideshow Video


My Remembrance of Mom (for Her Funeral)


“If you stay committed to God, you won’t have to search.” This is what my mother told me countless times. Usually, the full statement would be: “If you stay committed to God, you won’t have to search. And God will send you a man.” When I would roll my eyes in disbelief, she’d say, “You […]

Remembrances of Mom from My Sister, Brother, and Nephews (from the funeral)


I spoke for my family at my mom’s funeral on Jan. 25. I thought I’d share the comments from my brother and sister. My sister, Dana Mitchell, who is the first-born in the family. She still gets the front seat in the car, and today she gets first billing. This is what she has to […]

Gloria’s Funeral Message by Rev. Randy Morrison


“YOU TAKE OVER” by Rev. Randy Morrison, my parents elder from their church, Twin Rivers Worship Center in St. Louis, MO. 2 Tim. 4:6-8 NKJV 6 For I am already being poured out as a drink offering, and the time of my departure is at hand. 7I have fought the good fight, I have finished […]

Gloria Crites Obituary (from funeral)


This obituary was read by Rev. Randy Morrison, from my parent’s church, Twin Rivers Worship Center during my mother’s funeral on Jan. 25. Eugene and Betty Snider Querry were blessed with a daughter, Gloria Ann Querry, on November 10, 1949, in Overland, MO. Gloria grew up and married a handsome young man named Edwin Crites […]

Scripture Reading from Mom’s Funeral: Romans 8


Romans 8 1. There if therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit. 5. For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the spirit, […]