Gladys Zora Castle, age 83, of Wilkesboro, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Regional.

She was born August 27, 1936 in Wilkes County to Wade Jonathan and Mattie Laws Castle. Gladys was a member of Northside Baptist Church. She always had a smile for everyone. Ms. Castle was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Ward Edward Castle; very special friend, Eugene Jarvis.

She is survived by her siblings, Lloyd Edward Castle and spouse Lorine of Wilkesboro, Evelyn Anderson and spouse Turner of North Wilkesboro, Mary Mash and spouse Jimmy, Ann Bishop, Grace James, David Castle (Heather Anderson) all of Wilkesboro; nieces, Melissa Mash Whitley and Rita Brown; several other nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2019 at Northside Baptist Church with Pastor Jason Whitley, Pastor Joseph Sturgill officiating and eulogy provided by Chris Bishop. Burial will follow in Moravian Falls Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Northside Baptist Church from 1:00 until 2:00 on Friday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Northside Baptist Church, 1105 Odell Street, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

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