Gloria Mildred Pettersen, 86, of Orange, recently residing in Newton, passed away Aug. 4, at Jasper Memorial Hospital.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, Aug. 7, at Grace Lutheran Church in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Thomas P. Haas. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be prior to the service beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Born in Palatka, Fla, Dec. 30, 1928, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hambrick. Gloria was a member Grace Lutheran Church. She enjoyed making floral arrangements for her home and taking care of her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Myron Pettersen and her son, Donald Charles Pettersen.

She is survived by her children, Daniel Michael Pettersen and wife Terry, of Kemah and Christine Gail Boyett and husband Charlie, of Newton; grandchildren, Lucas Pettersen Boyett and Shawn Pettersen and wife Danielle and her brother, Vernon Hambrick and his daughter Sissy.

Serving as pallbearers will be Lucas Boyett, Charlie Boyett, Christopher Boyett, Shawn Pettersen, Jim Boyett and Martin Pence.