She worked at Sunset Nursing Home in Albany as a CNA for 38 years. She was 81 when she retired. She loved her job and all the patients there.
Gloria enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and cooking. She is known for her spice cake, fried apple pies, chocolate frozen pies, and much more. She hosted all family holiday dinners.
She was baptized in 1949 at the Church of Christ.
Gloria is survived by her children, Virginia, Leon, and Patricia; daughters-in-law Lajane and Earleen; 21 grandchildren; and 24 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jed E. Dyer; son Jed E. Dyer, Jr.; her parents; all of her siblings; and son-in-law Larry Fuston.
Graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions can be made in Gloria's name to the Mennonite Home, Evergreen Hospice, and Church of Christ (Hill St. in Albany or Circle St. in Corvallis).
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.