Gloria Jean Gomez, age 72 of Knoxville, passed away Monday, November 18, 2019, at her home surrounded by her children. She was an animal lover and had an abundance of pets. Gloria was preceded in death by her husband, Michael Gomez; and her parents, Roy and Ollie Blanche Sowders. She is survived by her children, Gloria Denise Bean (Matt) and Darrell Sharp (Mandy); step-children, Sunshine R. Gleghorn (Chris) and Sean M. Gomez (Melisa); grandchildren, Ryon Bean, Gloria Makenna Bean, Jimmy Darrell Sharp, Alexis Pouncy and Seth Gleghorn. The family will meet at 8:00 pm Friday at Market Square Bell for a bite to eat and camaraderie. There will be a Celebration of Life 5:30 pm Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Bullfeathers for anyone over 21 yrs of age.