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Gloria Manong Kelley was born August 9, 1951 in the Philippines. She was the daughter of Bernabe & Pelar (Manong) Manong. Gloria grew up in the Philippines. She graduated from the College for Secretarial and she worked in the Philippines for the Ministry of Agriculture as a secretary.
Gloria married Rodnie Gene Kelley on April 16, 1987 and lived the remainder of her life near Kellerton. She worked at the Mount Ayr Health Care Center for nine years in housekeeping and worked at home operating a dog kennel.
Gloria passed away December 10, 2017 at the Ringgold County Hospital in Mount Ayr, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings Creceniana Manong Barrientos, Norberto Manong, and Leda Manong Tachica.
Survivors include her husband, Rodnie of Kellerton; step-daughters, Lydia Pollock and Yolanda Minnick; step-grandchildren, Ty Pollock, Ethan Pollock, Logan Kelley, and Taran Minnick; siblings, Talya Manong Barrientos, Salvacion Manong Amino, Romeo Manong, Rodney Manong, Rodrigo Manong, Lydia Manong Villabeto, and Rolando Manong; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A memorial fund has been established in her name to be decided.
Services were Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr, Iowa.
Pastor Bill Armstrong was the officiant.

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