Miriam Hamrick Glenn, age 87 died Monday March 31, 2014 surrounded by her family at home. Born in Cleveland County on April 9, 1926 She was the daughter of the late Dr. James Yates and Marjorie Pierce Hamrick. Miriam was active in her community and church. She was a lifelong member of Boiling Springs Baptist Church and served in many different capacities. She was a member of the Boiling Springs Homemakers club, Philsonian Book Club and the Cleveland County Quilters Guild. She was skilled at sewing and loved to quilt. She enjoyed reading and studied her Bible daily. In addition to her parents, Miriam is preceded in death by her husband, Albert Lee Glenn Sr.; a sister, Catherine Andrews; and two brothers, Robert Y. Hamrick and Bruce Hamrick.
Miriam is survived by two sons, Dr. A. L. Glenn and wife Sandra of Pickens SC, and John Glenn and wife Sherri of Boiling Springs; two daughters, Marjorie Busby and husband Walker of Carboro, and Jane Stroud and husband Charles of Boiling Springs; a sister, Emma McGinnis of Eden; a sister-in-law, Abby Wesson Hamrick of Boiling Springs; ten grandchildren, Ryan Glenn and wife Tracy, Stephanie Glenn McCann and husband Wesley, Gerry Lipscomb and fiancée Anna Spell, Patrick Lipscomb, Rebecca James, Erin Stroud, Katherine Duncan and husband Ben, Emily Gockerman and husband Joseph, Lee Glenn and James Glenn; and ten great grandchildren,
Memorial service will be held on Thursday April 3, 2014 5:00pm at Boiling Springs Baptist Church with Dr. Jim Richardson, Dr. Carroll Page and Rev. Wesley Smith officiating. The family will receive friends following the service in the Life Enrichment Center. Burial will be at 3:30pm at Cleveland Memorial Park.
The family would like to thank their mother’s caregivers, along with Dr. Mike Ribadeneyra and his staff at Shelby Medical Associates and Hospice for the wonderful care that they gave Miriam during her illness.
Memorials can be made to Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby NC 28150 or Boiling Springs Baptist Church, P O Box 917, Boiling Springs, NC, 28017.
Cecil M Burton Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Glenn.