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Gloria Paulette Drier
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Obituary for Gloria Paulette Drier

Gloria Paulette Barnes Drier, 67, of Zebulon, passed away Friday afternoon at her home.
Paulette was born November 7, 1949 in Johnston County to the late Alvin and Mildred Nichols Barnes. She was a member of Holly Springs Church in Kenly. Her happiest moments were when all the family was gathered together. Life for Paulette revolved around her family and their happiness. She took great pride in her family and nothing was better to her than being with her children and grandchildren. Paulette was a very gifted cake decorator and spent many years with Winn Dixie where she enjoyed her work decorating cakes for many customers to enjoy.

The family will receive friends on Monday, July 10, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Kenly Funeral Service, followed by a service at 6:00 p.m. in the chapel with the Rev. Curtis Jones officiating. Burial will follow the service at the Holly Springs Church Cemetery.

Paulette is survived by her son, James Eric Hinton and wife Christy of Louisburg; daughter, Tracy Hinton Perry and husband Dennis of Zebulon; her grandchildren Lauren Paige Hinton and Cameron Perry; and her very special K-9 companion Jackie

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sisters, Shirley Pipkin and Sue Johnson; and her brother Dicky Barnes.
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