Gloria G. Harvey
Gloria Gayle (Pope) Harvey, 84, of Alaska died on June 22, 2018, at Wickersham House in Wasilla, Alaska.
She was born on Aug. 21, 1933, to Louise (Lanman) and A.E. Buddy Pope on the family ranch in Barksdale.
She graduated high school in Uvalde and the family says she became an accomplished medical librarian.
Harvey was a loving wife and mother. The family says she was a compassionate, intelligent and hard-working woman who accepted any trouble in life with a smile and a positive attitude.
Harvey is survived by her son, William Darrell Harvey and wife, Terry L.E. (Dressel), of Camp Wood; daughter, Laura Eileen (Harvey) McKown and husband, James H., of Wasilla, Alaska; son-in-law, Kenneth Russell of Wasilla, Alaska; two sisters, Hazel (Pope) Jones and Linda (Pope) Richards, both of Fredericksburg; nine grandchildren, Shawn E. Harvey Sr., Joshua D. Harvey, Aaron J. Harvey, Sara J. (Harvey) Crusha, Jason McKown, Samantha McKown, Adam McKown, Megan Russell and Caitlin Russell; 17 great-grandchildren, Shawn Harvey Jr., Noah Harvey, Ian Harvey, Ethan Hondorf, Joshua A.B. Harvey, Lexi Harvey, Jaxx Harvey, Penelope Crusha, Charlotte Crusha, Joslyn McKown, Brooke McKown, Livia McKown, Lonnie McKown, Soren McKown, Brooklyn McKown, Lola McKown and Logan McKown; two great-great-grandchildren, Shawn E. Harvey III and Yamato Harvey; two nieces, Kathy Durst and Marci Wright; and two nephews, Dennis Welton and Ernie Dean.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Curtis Harvey Jr.; daughter, Melanie Gayle (Harvey) Russell; granddaughter, Gabrielle Harvey; and sister, Mary Louise Pope.
Nelson Funeral Home of Camp Wood