Gloria Lavern Cella Platt of Frisco, Feb. 13

By on February 13, 2018

Gloria Lavern Cella Platt, 92, of Frisco, NC died Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Spring Arbor of the Outer Banks. Born in Bellevue, PA on September 18, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Pearl Violet Macker Cella and George Frank Cella, Sr.

A registered nurse, Gloria retired from Barberton Citizens Hospital in Ohio. Full of determination and feistiness, she lived life on her terms. She will truly be missed by all who knew her.

Gloria is survived by a daughter, Carla Marie Meekins of Avon, NC; a son, Terrence Lee Platt of Ravenna, OH; three grandchildren, Sheryl Meekins O’Neal, Theresa Platt Hawkins, and Carl Jacob Platt; and two great-grandchildren, Jordan Christopher Varamo and Joslyn Hawkins.


Along with parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence M. Platt Jr.; and a brother, George Frank Cella Jr.

No service is planned at this time. Burial will take place at Quantico National Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the staff of Spring Arbor of the Outer Banks for treating Gloria like family.

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at

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