Gladys Zora Castle, 83, of Wilkesboro passed away Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical Center. She was born Aug. 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; a brother, Ward Edward Castle; and her 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 and David Castle (Heather Anderson), all of Wilkesboro; two nieces, Melissa Mash Whitley and Rita Brown; and several other nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at Northside Baptist Church, with Pastor Jason Whitley and Pastor Joseph Sturgill officiating, and a eulogy provided by Chris Bishop. Burial will follow in Moravian Falls Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Northside Baptist Church from 1 until 2 p.m. Friday, prior to the service.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Northside Baptist Church, 1105 Odell Street, North Wilkesboro, N.C. 28659.

Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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