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Gloria Dean McBride

November 8, 1938 ~ October 9, 2017 (age 78)

Fayetteville, NC


Gloria Dean McBride entered Heaven’s pearly gates on October 9, 2017.

Dean accepted Christ at an early age and has been a long time member of Southview Baptist Church in Hope Mills, NC. Dean was retired after 27 years of service with Belk department store. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and friend.

Dean was preceded in death by her husband, Harold McBride Sr.; her husband, Domingo Gallegos; her daughter, Pamela Arbogast; her 5 brothers and 3 sisters.

She leaves to cherish her memory: her son and daughter in law, Harold and Eugenia McBride; her daughter, Elizabeth Propp; her grandchildren,Terry West, Michelle Fraser, Emilia McGarity, Heather Simmons, and Michael McBride; her great grandchildren Molly West, Troy Cashwell, Bailey Cashwell, and Emerson Claire McGarity; sisters, Leona Boatwright and Sue (Jimmy) Watford both of Patrick, SC; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Each has their own special memory of her, but all recall her strength, tenacity, stubbornness, kindness, and undying love for them. Dean blessed her family and friends with many valuable lessons during her time with them: put your faith in God, always be kind, work hard, there is no bad time for a cup of coffee, don’t be a bystander in life, actions speak louder than words, Elvis will always be king, friends are the family you choose, Whitman’s makes the best chocolate, and love unconditionally.

Services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, October 12th, at the Patrick Baptist Church in Patrick, SC and followed immediately by burial at the Mt. Olivet Methodist Church Cemetery in the Hunts Mill area of Chesterfield, SC.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday October 11th, at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home in Chesterfield, SC.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Masonic Medical Research Laboratory (



Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home ( of Chesterfield, SC is serving the McBride family.

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