Born: October 9, 1927 - Deceased: November 23, 2021
Gloria Virginia Stumbaugh, nee Banghart, 94, of Belleville, IL, born Sunday, October 9, 1927, in Olney, IL, passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
After graduating from East St. Louis High School and received a BS and MS from Washington University, she worked as a PE teacher for St. Louis Public School District, Flat River School District and Sacred Heart School in Festus.
She was a member of the Signal Hill United Methodist Church in Belleville, IL and past member of the Christian and Missionary Alliance where she still supported and encouraged many missionaries abroad.
She was a member of The Daughters of American Revolution, and a founding member of the Belle Clair Soccer League. She was an avid supporter and member of numerous organizations, including AARP, Smithsonian, Defenders of Wildlife, United States Olympic Team and the USO.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Husband: John Howard Stumbaugh
- Parent: George E. and Mattie R., nee Boley Banghart
Surviving are her:
- Keith (Robbin) Stumbaugh of Affton, MO
- Diana Kay (Michael) Rudolph of Belleville, IL
- James (Jean) Stumbaugh of Richmond, VA
- John Jay (Jan) Stumbaugh of House Springs, MO
- Kyle Stumbaugh of Belleville, IL
- Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Signal Hill United Methodist Church or the Salvation Army.
Visitation: Visitation from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, Thursday, December 2, 2021 at Signal Hill United Methodist Church in Belleville, Illinois.
Other Services: Daughters of the American Revolution Service will be held at 12 noon at Signal Hill United Methodist Church.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Thursday, December 2, 2021 at Signal Hill United Methodist Church, with Rev. Arthur Francis officiating. Private family interment at Mount Hope Cemetery, Belleville, IL.