Glenna Faye Delong Holder

by | October 11, 2017 8:55 am

Glenna Faye Delong Holder, 75, of Cookeville, formerly of Ironton, Ohio, passed away Oct. 9, 2017, at NHC Healthcare of Cookeville.

Mrs. Holder was born Nov. 2, 1941, in Lawrence County, Ohio, to Jessie Reed Delong and Isaac Delong Sr.

She was a retired supervisor with Wilson Sporting Goods, with over 19 years of service.

Mrs. Holder was a volunteer 4-H leader in Ohio. After moving to Tennessee, she attended Stevens Street Baptist Church, Cookeville First Baptist Church, and more recently, Copeland’s Chapel Church, in Sparta.

She loved to cook, bake, care for her family and friends, and teach Sunday School.

Mrs. Holder was preceded in death by her father; husband of 38 years, William Holder; sister, Ruth Ann Ealey; an infant son; and an infant daughter.

Survivors include her mother, Jessie Reed Delong; three sons, Mike (Lisa) Cade, of Sparta, Kevin (Melissa) Cade, of Johnson City, Donald R. (Kathy Jo) Cade, of Ironton, Ohio; daughter, Teresa (Scott) Brown, of Carthage; two brothers, Isaac Jr. (Patricia) Delong, of Ossineke, Michigan, Charles Delong, of Lawrence County, Ohio; sister, Sharon (Rod) Dillon, of Lawrence County, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

No services are planned.

Memorial contributions may be made to Copeland Chapel Church youth program, 1506 Copeland Road, Sparta, Tennessee 38583

Dyer Funeral Home, in Cookeville, was in charge of arrangements.

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