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Glenda Pool Long

September 13, 1936 — August 11, 2023

Owensboro

Glenda Pool Long

 

Glenda Pool Long, 86, of Owensboro, passed away on Friday, August 11, 2023. She was born September 13, 1936, in Webster County to the late Anthony and Bessie Pool. Glenda was a member of Walnut Memorial Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Murray State College of Nursing in Association with Owensboro Daviess County Hospital. Glenda retired from ODCH in 1995 where she was supervisor of labor and delivery for 30 years and also developed the first case management department. Glenda did volunteer work for Care-Net Pregnancy Center, free clinics, and church groups, where she was a member of the Senior Citizens Group at Walnut Memorial.

In addition to her parents, Glenda is preceded in death by her husband of 29 years, James Long, and a sister, Marcella Wells.

She is survived by her children, Stacy Palmer (Ron) and Clyde Thorpe JR. (Dena); step-daughters, Frieda Miller (Larry) and Peggy Oller (Tony); grandchildren, Amber Christian (Tom), Heather Baum, and Lauren Baum; step-grandchildren, Ryan Miller, Jill Coons (Matt), Casey Miller (Tia), Nick Oller (Kelley), Ashly Kelley (Martin), and Autumn Padgett; step-great-grandchildren, Max Miller, Finley Kate Miller, Brody Draper, Hunter Draper, Haley Ballenilla, Blake Coons, Grant Oller, Kaden Oller, Kaige Kelley, Kam Padgett, and Karcylynn Kelley.

The funeral service for Glenda will be 12 PM Thursday, August 17, at Walnut Memorial Baptist Church. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 pm until 8 pm at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory and Thursday 10 am until time of service at Walnut Memorial Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Mt. Gilead General Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Walnut Memorial Baptist Church, 519 W Byers Ave, Owensboro, KY 42303.

Memories and condolences may be offered online at www.glenncares.com

 

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Visitation

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Thursday, August 17, 2023

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Walnut Memorial Baptist Church

519 W Byers Ave, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Thursday, August 17, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Walnut Memorial Baptist Church

519 W Byers Ave, Owensboro, KY 42303

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