The World lost a piece of joy and laughter as the Lord opened up his loving arms to embrace another one of his children. Gloria Leagrand McCutchen, “Glo,” 62 of Brownwood, passed in the early hours of the morning at her home on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014.  Funeral Services will be held Saturday Dec. 20, 2014 at the Haven of Hope Church in Brownwood at 1 p.m.


Gloria McCutchen, better known as "Glo" to friends and family was the beloved daughter of J.B. and Sadie NeSmith.  She was born on July 9, 1952 in Abilene. She was employed at Bowman Lumber Company for 13 years until she retired to be a housewife and grandmother.  Her grandchildren were her pride and joy. She is preceded in death by her parents and by two of her stepsons, Tommy and Jack McCutchen. 


Survivors include her husband, Calvin McCutchen of Brownwood; son John NeSmith and wife Misty Jackson; daughter Angela Gann of Abilene; step-sons Kevin McCutchen and wife Marie, Billy McCutchen of Brownwood; Two brothers, Woodie NeSmith and wife Kathy of Kissee Mills, Mo., and Wayne NeSmith of Abilene; two sisters Nettie Metcalfe of Burns, Wyo., and Pat Mitcham and husband Gene Gillchrist, of Abilene; 16 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren.


Gloria was well loved by family and friends and will truly be missed.  Online condolences may be made at  Services entrusted to Brownwood Funeral Home.