Mrs. Gloria Faye Troutman Garrett, 74, passed away on Friday, July 16, 2021. She was born on September 5, 1946 in Iredell County to F.F. “Jiggs” Troutman and Hazel Rimmer Troutman. Gloria was a graduate of Brevard College and High Point University. She was raised at Memorial United Methodist Church in Kannapolis, N.C., then later became an active member of Konnoak Hills United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, N.C. Later she transferred to Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, where in the past she was active with the United Methodist Women, former Lay Leader, past Laity Person of the Year, former Sunday School Teacher and Youth Counselor, and had served on the finance committee. When circumstances arose, she went to be the caregiver for her mother in Kannapolis, N.C. Gloria worked as a social worker for some time and then she became a full-time mom to her daughter, Lisa. She loved to volunteer every chance she could. Gloria served her Lord by serving others. She volunteered at hospice and as a lead interviewer at Crisis Control. Gloria loved to cook and was an avid reader. She enjoyed nature and looking outside. Gloria was an awesome mom and was always known as the “Classroom Mom” during Lisa’s time in school. Everyone who had the privilege to know her, love her, and be loved by her, will deeply miss her. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by numerous aunts and uncles. Surviving are her husband, Danny Garrett; daughter, Lisa Garrett; and numerous cousins. A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice, Crisis Control Ministry, 200 10th St E, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, a local food bank, Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 4265 Ebert Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27127, or Winston-Salem Rescue Mission, 718 N, Trade St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. Online condolences may be made at www.hayworth-miller.com.
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Charity of the donor's choice
Crisis Control Ministry
200 E Tenth Street, Winston-Salem NC 27101
Local Food Bank
Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church
4265 Ebert Road, Winston-Salem NC 27127
Winston-Salem Rescue Mission
718 N. Trade St NW, Winston-Salem NC 27101