Mrs. Gwendolyn "Gwen" Thornton Glass, 86 of Covington, passed away on the morning of Friday, April 26th, at home with her family. Mrs. Glass, the widow of Mr. Henry F. Glass, Sr., was a retired bookkeeper for the Tipton County Board of Education and a member of the Covington First United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Glass is survived by her daughter, Cathy G. Adams of Covington; her son, Henry F. Glass, Jr. (Betty) of Covington; her grandchildren, Christie Coughlan (Jeff), Stephanie Pugh (Tim), Jenny Lazure (Glenn), Elizabeth Burgess (Nicky), Jeff Glass (Fran), and Caroline Payne (Justin); and thirteen great-grandchildren. Mrs. Glass was preceded in death by her parents, L.C. and Millie Ballard Thornton; and by her siblings, Mary Daniel, Virginia Hill, L.C. Thornton, Jr., and Milton Thornton.
Services for Mrs. Glass will be held Monday, April 29th, at 1PM at the Maley-Yarbrough Chapel. Visitation will take place Sunday evening from 5-8. Interment will follow in R. H. Munford Cemetery with Rev. Dan Camp officiating.
The family has requested memorials be sent to the First United Methodist Church.