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Gloria Darlene Walter

July 18, 1939 - April 27, 2021

Gloria Darlene Walter, 81, of Moundsville, WV, formerly of Chicago, IL, passed away Tuesday, April 27, in Country Club Rehabilitation Campus, Bellaire, OH.

Gloria was born July 18, 1939, in Martinez, CA, a daughter of the late Ray and Dorothy (Enoch) Sloan. She was protestant by faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Walter; a daughter, Dorothy (Walter) Peralez; two sons, James A. Walter, Jr. and William Smrz; a granddaughter, Samantha J. Flores; a great-grandson, Bradon Walter; and two brothers, Ray Sloan, Jr. and Homer “Butch” Sloan.

Gloria is survived by twelve children, Clayton Walter of Texas, David Walter (Kim) of Indiana, Samuel Walter (Erica) of South Carolina, Rachel Flores of Proctor, West Virginia, Frank Walter (Stacy) of California, Margaret House (Jerry) of North Carolina, Polly Sloan (Rick) of West Virginia, Michael Sloan of Tennessee, Ray Sloan, III (Catherine) of Texas, Nicollette Flores of Moundsville, West Virginia, Paul Flores, Jr. (Taylar) of California and Victoria Flores of Moundsville, West Virginia; a sister, Betty (Sloan) Lowe of McMechen, West Virginia; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

In accordance with Gloria’s wishes, there will be no visitation or services. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or online at

Arrangements by CARE Funeral & Cremation Specialists, 1500 2nd Street, Moundsville, WV. Online condolences may be offered to the family at

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