Gloria Frances Nowak Middlebrooks

August 28, 2020

Gloria Frances Nowak Middlebrooks, 91, resident of Greenwood, widow of Billie Ray Middlebrooks, passed away, Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at her home.

Born in Pensacola, FL, on January 12, 1929, she was a daughter of the late Edward Nowak, Jr. and Dora Eleanor Streeter Nowak. She was a 1950 Florida State University graduate where she earned her Bachelor Degree in Teaching and Education. While at FSU she was active in the FSU Flying Circus. Mrs. Middlebrooks was a school teacher for seven years in Escambia County, FL before moving to Ninety Six Schools where she was a teacher and cheerleading coach. She retired from Ninety Six Schools after 22 years of teaching. She was a former member of the 4-H Club and Girl Scouts where she later become a scout leader of both clubs and also a den mother in Boy Scout. She was also a Veteran of the United States Air Force.

Mrs. Middlebrooks was a member of Ninety Six First Baptist Church.

Surviving are two stepsons, Billy Ray Middlebrooks, II and James Gary Middlebrooks; grandson, Billy Ray Middlebrooks, III and one great-granddaughter, Jolie Ray Middlebrooks.

The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 30, 2020, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 31, 2020, at the funeral home with Pastor Mike Mashburn officiating.

Burial will follow in Gonzalez United Methodist Church Cemetery

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gonzalez United Methodist Church.

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