Gloria Whitford

Gloria Whitford, 80, of Elizabethtown, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville, KY. She was a Kentucky Colonel and a member of College Heights UMC, Woman's Club of E'Town and United Methodist Women. She participated in the Christian Writer's Conference and Greenspace and volunteered many years playing piano and helping people celebrate their birthdays at Signature Healthcare and Kensington Manor nursing homes on a weekly basis. She lived in Ashley, MI and Lansing, MI before moving to Elizabethtown, KY. Born to John Earl Densmore and Hazel Kerr in Hamilton Township, MI, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Russell and Howard; and two sisters, Joyce and Hilda. She is survived by her husband, Duane Whitford; children, Connie (Bob) Allen, Margaret Weeks, Tina (Mike) Serra, and Maureen Denham; grandchildren, Sean (Donnita) Weeks, Terry (Caprial) Moran, David Woodward, Krista (Matthew) Jenkins, Rachel Serra, Maria Serra, Michael Allen, and Daniel Allen; great grandchildren, Elizabeth and Hannah Jenkins; and several nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, and sisters-in-law. She will have a viewing from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown, KY. She will then be transported to Smith's Funeral Home in Ithaca, MI for a viewing from 4-8 p.m. Friday. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Smith's Funeral Home. Burial will follow in North Star Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed online at


Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Friday, November 2, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith's Funeral Home


Saturday, November 3, 2018 starting at 11:00 AM
Smith's Funeral Home

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