Mary Frances (Powers) Glenn

Mar 18 1935
Jan 6 2021
85 Years
Lincoln University, Pennsylvania

Mary Frances (Powers) Glenn, 85, of Lincoln University, PA, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. She was the beloved wife of Arlis Clyde Glenn, Jr. with whom she shared 61 years of marriage. Born in Lansing, North Carolina, she was the daughter of the late Austin Drury Powers and Mamie Susan Powers.

Mary was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed drawing, painting, playing horseshoes, watching Eagles and Phillies sports games and playing video games with her grandchildren. 

She is survived, in addition to her husband, by two sons; Arlis Clyde Glenn, III of West Grove, PA and David Austin Glenn, Sr. and wife Kathy of Lincoln University, PA, a sister, Rita Johnson of West Jefferson, NC, four grandchildren; Cody Glenn, Garrett Glenn, Dominic Seese and David Glenn, Jr.  She was preceded in death by a son, Eric Zane Glenn, five sisters; Virginia Dare Billings, Alice Mikeal, Martha Powers (her twin), Margie Green, Nancy Little, two brothers; John Powers and James (Bo) Powers.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 11:00 AM at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg, PA with the Rev. Robert L. Vannoy officiating. Interment will follow at the Longwood Cemetery, Kennett Square, PA. Family and friends are also invited to attend the viewing from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

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Mary Glenn's Memorial Service

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Service Date: 
Jan 15 2021 - 10:59am
Service Location: 
Wilde Funeral Home


I am so sorry to hear of your moms passing... I have many memories of her from my childhood. She and Arlis were such good friends of my dad. I will not be able to attend the services, but please know you all will be in my prayers. 

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Im so glad I got to meet" Mrs.Mary" as she told me one day at CM retirement home.I enjoy listening to her and Arlis talk about all their years of marriage.
Sincerely,Doreen( from CM)

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David and Kathy, it's a pleasure getting to know you and your parents. Mary and Arlis are such a joy to have on our floor. Mary will be the subject of many of our loving memories as we reminisce.  We grieve with you as we also remember the good times.  Jackie Glassmyer LPN 2nd floor.

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Mary was more like a sister than an aunt. We will miss her very much and she will always be in our heart.

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