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Lucretia (McGibony) Glass

June 12, 1924 ~ July 14, 2015 (age 91)

Lucretia McGibony Glass, age 91, of Greensboro, GA, passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015. A lifelong resident of Greensboro, Lucretia was born June 12, 1924 the daughter of the late Thomas Hampton McGibony and Samuella Abba Gheesling McGibony.  She was a graduate of Greensboro High School and Wesleyan College.  She married Harold Glass on September 11, 1947. She was a case worker for Greene County Department of Family and Children Services retiring in 1992. Lucretia was a member of the First Baptist Church of Greensboro, where she played the piano and was a member of Fidelis Sunday School Class. Lucretia and Harold, along with many friends, were founding members of Nathanael Greene Academy.  She was an avid bridge player.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Glass in April of 2009 and sister, Margaret McGibony “Marney” Boatwright. She is survived by a son, Rev. Paul Glass and wife Nancy of Hampton, GA; four daughters, Allison G. Duvall and husband Rev. Terry Duvall of Gaffney, SC, Leslie G. Powell and husband Cecil of Greensboro, GA, Rainee G. Clary and husband Andy of Gaffney, SC and Tracey Glass and David Bowles of Aiken, SC; sister, Emagene McGibony Griffin; twelve grandchildren, Stuart Glass (Amanda), Matthew Glass (Natalie), Abi Glass Jones (Josh), Kristin Duvall Parker (Travis), Jonathan Duvall (Christina), Brian Powell, Jason Powell (Paige), Curt Powell (fiance, Lindsay Sumner), Drew Clary (Lindsey), Zach Clary, Carolyn Fuchs and Evan Fuchs; eleven great grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.

Graveside Services will be held on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Greensboro City Cemetery with Rev. Paul Glass and Rev. Terry Duvall officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons: Stuart Glass, Matthew Glass, Brian Powell, Jason Powell, Curt Powell, Jonathan Duvall, Drew Clary, Zach Clary and Evan Fuchs. The family will receive friends after the service at the graveside. The family requests that any memorials be made to The First Baptist Church of Greensboro, Lucretia Glass Music Scholarship Fund, 203 S. Main Street, Greensboro, GA 30642.  The family would like to give a special thanks to Rita Burdette, the staff of Savannah Court, Hospice Advantage and care givers at Boswell Parker for their special care.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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