Ms. Gloria Casteel passed away on Monday, May 16, 2022. Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, May 26, 1:00 p.m. at Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery, 11005 N US Highway 301, Thonotosassa, FL 33592 with Reverend W. D. Sims, Officiating. MASK RECOMMENDED.
She was preceded in death by: her mother, Ruby Lee Jackson; father, Willie James Loud; grandmother, Pearlie Witt; aunts, Ida Nix and Selma Murphy; niece, Norvana Aja Wynn; best friend, Dorothy Boykin; and a host of other relatives.
She leaves to cherish beautiful memories with: her children, Eric Casteel (Santreia), and Erika Casteel (Rickie Davis); grandchildren, Mar’keciya Wilburn, Reche’ Davis, Mi’Kecia Hall and Mi’keisha Hall; great grandchildren, Ari’yonna Davis and Iviona Ramirez; sisters, Geraldine Peoples (Leroyal), and Padrica Jackson Walker; brother, Johnnie Carter; special niece, Zion James; nieces and nephews, Samuel, Senita and Brandon James and Sierra Freeman; great nieces and nephews; Ty’leai, Bralynn James, Ryani, Ryan Mays and Camron, Samuel, Samoni, Isaiah, Gerrimonte, Ricardo, Rozario, Samiylah, and Asanti James; uncles, Freddie Murphy, Clinton Murphy, Johnnie Murphy and Joseph Nix; aunt, Jannie Murphy; God children, Rory Carter, Arrington Carter, Ma’kyah King, Deltario House, Lajayda Perry, Soniesha Crum and Dajah Morgan; ex-husband and father of Eric and Erika, Franklin Casteel; special friends, Cassandra McCain and family, Brenda Allen Quinn, Frances Whitehead, Regina Zeigler and Alma O. Smith; close neighbors, the Rose Family, and Essie Willis; the entire St. Matthew M. B. Church Family and a great host of other relatives and friends.
The visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606. MASK RECOMMENDED.