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Gloria Blanche (Rhodes) McDaniel

August 15, 2020

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Gloria Blanche McDaniel (Rhodes),89, of Lynchburg passed away Saturday, August 15, 2020 at her residence.

She was born July 29, 1931 and was a daughter of the late Lilay Virginia Gibson (Gilliam) and the late George Gilmer Rhodes. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Lloyd McDaniel Jr; two sons, Donald Edward McDaniel and Billy Ray McDaniel; and a great grandson, Christopher Seals-McDaniel.

Gloria was a loving Wife, Mother, Granny and Great Grandma and was a proud member of Amazing Grace Ministries.

She is survived by her two sons, George McDaniel (Deborah) and Larry McDaniel (Sylvia), nine grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

Gloria will lie in repose Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Tharp Funeral Home Lynchburg from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. A graveside service will be held Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Bill Evans officiating.

In lieu of flowers donations in Gloria’s name may be sent to The National Kidney Foundation at

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.


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