Gloria Thompson Whitman passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the age of 88, in her residence at Chateau de Notre Dame nursing home in New Orleans, LA. She was a long time resident of West Monroe, LA. Gloria was born in Calhoun, LA on May 14, 1930 to William Herbert and Maybell Thompson. She is survived by her sister Faye Graham Moore of Farmerville, LA; son Huey Whitman, Jr. (Cheryll) of Metairie, LA; daughters, Peggy Lively (Burt) of Torrington, CT, and Ruthie Hamdan of Shreveport, LA. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Melvin Thompson, William Doodle Thompson, Jr., James Thompson, and Ray Thompson; sisters, Blanche Rout, Lois Maza, and Betty Thompson. She was also preceded in death by her sons, Allen Whitman and George Whitman. Services will be held Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 11:00 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in West Monroe, LA with Pastor Jerry Salisbury officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the funeral home with the service to follow. Burial will be in Indian Village Cemetery, Calhoun, LA, after the service. Gloria will be remembered for her loving treatment of others. She invited everyone into her home and made them all feel welcome. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a devoted mother and a wonderful example of Christ's love. Gloria was the hub of our family wheel, and will be greatly missed.