Obituary of Glenna Mathews
Glenna Lee Mathews, age 92, a resident of Mansfield Place and a former resident of Norris Ridge Road, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019. Glenna was born September 21, 1926 in Weston, WV, a daughter of the late Lyman Augustus and Freda Mae (Humphries) Clark. Glenna was united in marriage on November 28, 1942 to David Allen Mathews who survives at home.
Also surviving -
Two daughters, Janna LuWana Duckworth of Belington
Glenna Lorelle Kisamore and husband Brian of Philippi
Son, Keith Allen Mathews of Philippi
12 Grandchildren, 23 Great -Grandchildren, 6 Great Great -Grandchildren
Glenna was preceded in death by sons Rodney Michael Mathews and David Terrance Matthews and grandchild, Suzanna Mathews. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, having been preceded in death by four brothers, Lyman Austin Clark, Robert Roy Clark, Rodney Russell Clark and Stanley Kessler Clark.
Glenna retired from Barbour County Schools as a teacher’s aide with over 25 years of service. She was a former member of the Dorcas Rebekah Lodge, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Barbour County Association of Retired School Employees, past president of the Barbour County School Service Personnel, past treasurer for the Arden United Methodist Charge for many years, and member of the Mary’s Chapel Church for over 50 years. She was also a candidate for WV Mother of the Year in 1991.
Friends will be received at the Wright Funeral Home, 220 N. Walnut Street, Philippi on Monday April 15, 2019 from 4-8 pm and on Tuesday April 16, 2019 from 8-11am. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 am with Pastor Bryan Headley officiating. Interment will follow in the Mary’s Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mansfield Place at Broaddus Hospital, 5 Healthcare Drive, Philippi, WV 26416.