Gloria Ann Kelly, 70, of Orange, passed away on July 27, at Baptist Hospital in Orange.

A Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 31, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Joseph P. Daleo of St. Mary Catholic Church.

Born in Opelousas, La., Dec. 6, 1943, she was the daughter of Aladdin Marks and Ella Dekerlegand. Gloria was a loving mother and a kindhearted person. She enjoyed attending family gatherings. Gloria worked and Orange County Courthouse for 26 years, after leaving the court house she worked part-time at West Orange City Hall.

Gloria is preceded in death by her brothers Vernon Marks and Bobby Marks.

She is survived by her daughter, Christine Ham and partner, “Bubba” Alexander of Orange; grandchildren, Thomas Martin, Nathan Martin, and Michael Martin; great grandchildren Heaven Martin and Leland Martin; and her siblings, Patsy Winters and Mark Roy.

Arrangements made under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home Orange.