Gloria Hope Ozbirn, 84, of Taylorville passed away at 7:30am Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at her residence.  She was born July 16, 1927 in Taylorville, the daughter of Delmar and Nellie Louise Emberton Michel.  Gloria was a member of Evangelical Free Church in Taylorville and a member of the Christian County Lady Landowners.

She is survived by her son:  Gary M. Reinhold and wife Leanne of San Clemente, CA.; 4 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Nancy Jo Talton and 2 sisters, Caroline Hogland and Norma Balaski.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00pm Sunday, April 29, 2012 at Evangelical Free Church with Rev. Jim Wolfe officiating.  Inurnment will take place at a later date in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Arrangements by McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.  Condolences may be sent online at

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