Gloria Gaines Avant, 83, passed on December 10, 2019 at Northwest Houston Hospital. She was born June 19, 1936 in New Orleans, Louisiana to the late Jimmie Gaines and Sarah Pascal. Gloria was educated in the Orleans Parish Catholic School Systems of New Orleans, La.
Gloria married the late Walter Isac Avant Sr. in 1953 with 6 children from this union. They celebrated 64 years of marriage before the passing of her husband. She was a lifetime homemaker, devoted mother and wife and caring neighbor. She was rewarded in doing for others, kept a smile on her face and enjoyed spending time with friends and family.
In addition to parents, siblings and husband she was also predeceased by children Gerard, Kerry and Walter I. Avant Jr. and grandson Walter Fleming.
To cherish her loving memory Gloria leaves survivors: daughter Crystal Avant of Houston, Texas and sons Kirk and Royce Avant and his wife Tara Landry Avant of Meraro, La., nieces Darrow Boone and Cora Lee Holden of New Orleans, Louisiana, grandchildren Akhirah Avant, Eloni, Amir, and Kareem Sowell, Meoshi and Walterlyn Patterson with 3 great grandchildren and a host of friends and neighbors.