Funeral services for Gloria Ann Goebel Meyers, 71, of Millheim, were held Friday, August 13 at 10:30 a.m. from West End Baptist Church in Industry with the Rev. Dennis Keen officiating. Interment was in the Millheim Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Neil Meyers, Danny Meyers, Hal Smith, Stephen Meyers, Adam Smith and Brett Smith. Honorary pallbearers were Dallas Dodd and the Deacon Body of the West End Baptist Church. Born in Sealy, Gloria was the daughter of Alwin G. and Lodima Schluens Goebel. She was raised in the Millheim community, attending the first and second grade at Millheim School and grades three through twelve in Bellville, graduating from Bellville High School in 1950. On February 13, 1952, she married Earl Meyers, Jr. in Houston and spent most of her life working with Earl at Bellville Butane Company. Gloria was a member of the West End Baptist Church of Industry, the Millheim Harmonie Verein, and the Order of the Sons of Hermann. Gloria Meyers died Tuesday morning, August 10, 2004 at her home in Millheim. Survivors include her husband of 52 years, Earl Meyers, Jr. of Millheim; children and spouses, Neil and Mary Beth Meyers of Valdosta, Georgia, Sherry and Hal Smith of Friendswood, and Danny and Dena Meyers of Bellville; grandchildren, Stephen and Elizabeth Meyers, Adam and Brett Smith, Valerie Meyers and Meghan and Dallas Dodd. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alwin G. and Lodima Goebel; grandparents, George and Therese Goebel and Henry and Ella Schluens; and granddaughter, Erin Michelle Meyers. Memorial contributions may be made to West End Baptist Church, P.O. Box 67, Industry, Texas 78944. Funeral arrangements under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapels, Bellville.
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