2009-07-16 / Obituaries


Joseph A. Glover, 83, of Jackson died July 9, 2009 at Jackson Health Care Facility.

He was born May 22, 1926. He was a native of Sanford, FL. The second son of an Episcopal minister, he was also a United States Army Veteran serving during World War II. He was promoted to a corporal. He received the Philippine Liberation Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. After gradua- from Duke University, he worked for Atlantic Coast Line Railroad and later taught mathematics at Campbell College, Buies Creek, N.C., Saint Marys College, Raleigh, N.C., Fork Union Military Academy, Fork Union, VA.

Survivors include a stepdaughter, Cheryle Fredere, Jackson; two brothers, Homer Butler Glover, Irving Templeton Glover, both of Wilmington, N.C.; one sister, Margaret Myers Ernest, Falls Church, VA.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Verbie Bonifay Glover and a brother, Rev. Mortimer Worth Glover III.

There was a memorial service July 12 at 2 p.m. at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Jackson with Rev. Dr. Robert G. Nichols officiating. St. Stephens Funeral Home directed.

In lieu of flowers the family requested donations be sent to St. Peter's Episcopal Church of Jackson or White Smith Public Library in Jackson.


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