Gloria Layland: 1930 ~ 2015


Gloria Joan (Hedderick) Layland, a former resident of Three Rivers, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Visalia. She was 84.

Gloria was born July 17, 1930, in Pittsburgh, Penn., to Charles and Henrietta Hedderick. At the age of 4, she moved with her family to Southern California. 

On May 13, 1949, Gloria married Richard Dean Layland. 

In 1988, Gloria came to Three Rivers in order to live closer to her daughter and son-in-law, Sally and Darryl Klocke, and their children. In 1999, she relocated to Visalia. 

Gloria was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Layland, and son Jack Leroy Layland.

She is survived by her son, David Anthony Layland and wife JoAnne; daughter Sally Eileen Klocke and husband Darryl of Three Rivers; son Thomas Dean Layland; son Jonathan Kent Layland; and 11 grandchildren.

A graveside service was held on Saturday, April 25, at the Three Rivers Cemetery.

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