Jerry Lane Glenn
Jerry Lane Glenn, 65, of Clark Swift Road, Vilas, passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.
Born Feb. 4, 1947, in Watauga County, he was a son of Ralph and Alice Harmon Glenn. Jerry was a member of Willow Valley Baptist Church. He retired after 46 years as a carpenter and worked part time for the Watauga County Sanitation Department. Jerry loved his family and doted on his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a history buff, enjoyed reading, and especially loved to walk his mountains.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 46 years, Janet Eldreth Glenn; daughter, Debbie Mast and husband, Bill, of Zionville; two granddaughters, Jessica Wagner and husband, Justin, of Vilas, and Ashley Farthing of Zionville; two great grandchildren, Rylea and Jackson Smith, both of Vilas; step-grandson, Brandon Mast, and step-great-grandson, Hunter Mast and his mother, Paige, all of Deep Gap; brother, Jimmy Glenn of Vilas; and sister, Wanda Ward and husband, Richard, of Elk Park. A number of nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Alice Harmon Glenn; and step-grandson, William R. Mast Jr.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel, officiated by the Rev. Ray Greene. Burial will follow in the Willow Valley Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Austin & Barnes.
Memorials may be made to High Country Health Care Systems/Hospice, 400 Shadowline Drive, Suite 100-B, Boone, N.C. 28607, or to the Willow Valley Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, in care of Brandon Greer, 436 Clark Swift Road, Vilas, N.C. 28692.
Online condolences may be expressed at the website http://www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Glenn family.