Lucretia (McGibony) Glass

Born: Thu., Jun. 12, 1924
Died: Tue., Jul. 14, 2015


12:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Jul. 16, 2015
Location: Greensboro City Cemetery

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jul. 16, 2015
Location: Greensboro City Cemetery

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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 to sign the online guest register.

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Teri Stewart
   Posted Tue July 14, 2015
Allison and family I was so sorry to hear about your mom. I have so many wonderful memories of the times I spent in your home! Miss Lucretia will always have a special place in my heart! To this day I still use whole cloves as a breath mint...something I learned from your mama!
Much love,

Nat and Louise Harwell
   Posted Tue July 14, 2015
Paul, Allison, Leslie, Rainey and Tracey - you know how I loved your mom and how much I hurt for y'all. At the same time, you know she's so much better now, and we can only imagine how many tales she and Mr. Harold are swapping now. But for now, I know you miss her and it'll take some time before you really start conversing with her again and realize that love overcomes everything - even the apartness brought on by physical death. Y'all are certainly in my prayers.

Jane Cobb
   Posted Tue July 14, 2015
My love, prayers and deepest sympathy. I loved your mom and consider her one of my friends. I was so glad to have a recent visit in her home and then see her at Savannah Court after some time of not seeing her. I loved her piano playing and laughter. Much love, Jane Cobb

Bobbie Jones
   Posted Tue July 14, 2015
Leslie & family, We are so sorry in the loss of your mom. She was always one of the sweetest and funniest ladies we ever have known. Please let us know if we can do anything for you. Heaven is richer with her there.


Bobbie, Ricky, Heather & Bay

Amy Duvall Davis
   Posted Tue July 14, 2015
I am sorry for your loss, Mrs. Lucretia and Mr. Harold were wonderful people. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Crystal Callaway Jackson
   Posted Tue July 14, 2015
Allison, Leslie, Rainee and Tracey-It was my honor to be able to work with your mom at Greene County DFCS for 10 years. She was such a special lady and someone that I looked up to. We had a lot of good times together, shopping, with a lot of laughs. I looked to her for advice and thought of her as my second mother. I loved her and will always cherish my memories of our times together. I know that she is now with Harold again in Heaven and she is able to see clearly again! Your entire family is in my thoughts and prayers. Heaven has another angel tonight!

Emmett and Shirley Caldwell
   Posted Tue July 14, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with each member of the Glass Family during
this time and in the days and weeks to come. Ms. Lucretia was a SPECIAL

Bill Crawford
   Posted Tue July 14, 2015
Paul and family..I am so sorry for your loss..your mom will be dearly missed here on earth but heaven is much richer now..prayers and thoughts are for the family..

J. Smith Oliver
   Posted Tue July 14, 2015
Lucretia and my oldest sister, Murlene Oliver, graduated together and the McGibony family was always in our lives there in Greensboro as I grew up.
Harold and my Brother-In-Law Link Veazey were very close friends after WWII when Link was back home, attended Univ. of Ga. & married my other sister, Virginia Oliver.
Lucretia was always very kind and sweet to all who knew her well.
May she Rest in Peace with our Christ and Savior, Jesus and his Father, the
Lord God Almighty.

Kent and Melinda Walker
   Posted Tue July 14, 2015
We are so sorry for your loss. Your mother was such a special lady and always enjoyed everyone she saw! I know how much you will miss her. Thinking of all of you!

Janice (Thornton) Coile
   Posted Wed July 15, 2015
My thought and prayers are with ya'll at this. I remember how sweet and gracious your mom was when I would come to the house with Teri to visit Allison. She will be missed by many but know the memories will be alive forever.

   Posted Wed July 15, 2015
Our thought and prayers are with you... I have very fond childhood memories of Lucretia and Harold, what a wonderful sweet lady. Loved the picture of her with her cat..

Bill Glass & family

Debbie Walker
   Posted Wed July 15, 2015
Tracey, I am so, so sorry to hear about your Mom. I didn't know her, but I know she was a special lady because she raised such a special daughter. You & your family are in my thoughts & prayers. Take care.

Herb & Jan Thurmond
   Posted Thu July 16, 2015
So sorry for your loss and thinking about each of you at this time.

Rebecca Long (fna Becky Phelps)
   Posted Thu July 16, 2015
Very sorry to learn of "Miss" Lucretia's passing. Please know that your family has been in my thoughts this week and that I grieve alongside of you. Many fond memories from my "formative" years include Lucretia in her role as pianist at First Baptist Church in Greensboro, especially on Sunday afternoons during youth choir rehearsals. She was so much FUN--a bundle of energy, always laughing, generally "cutting up" with us about something. We affectionately called her "Critter" which she loved. When Bill and I became engaged, her vision loss was already somewhat advanced and she hesitated when I asked her to play for our wedding. But I couldn't even imagine anyone else doing it, so we made an agreement that I would only select "oldies but goodies" that she already knew by heart. A special day made even more special with her at the keys! And you "girls" hold a special place in my heart, too, since all of you babysat for me. As an only child, I remember being amazed that there were FOUR of you. (Plus Paul, of course--sorry, Paul, but you didn't babysit!) When Mom called, it was like playing the lottery with 100% chance of winning--I didn't care which one of you was available, because you were all tons of fun! Always so exciting when Mom got off the phone and "announced" which one of you was coming over to play! So, anyway, I hope that sharing a few memories of how much your family has meant to me through the years helps in some small way to lessen your sorrow.

Roddy and Barbara McCommons
   Posted Sat July 18, 2015
Roddy and I were so sorry to hear about Mrs. Lucretia. She was such a special lady. We always tried to visit her on our trips to Greensboro. We loved to reminisce with her of old times. We are very sorry that we were not able to attend the services, but please know that you all have been in our thoughts and prayers and continue to be in the days ahead. Your family has always been very special to the McCommons family.
Our love to all,
Roddy and Barbara

patrick Tice
   Posted Sun July 19, 2015
Your first mother was my second mother. She understood me and accepted me and loved me as if she was my mama. She laughed with me and cried with me when I was struggling through some terrible times in my youth. Unconditionally.
There is no finer example of a follower of Christ than she.
Patrick Tice

Stuart Egan
   Posted Mon July 20, 2015
I am so sorry for your loss. When I remember growing up in Greensboro, Miss Lucretia would always come to mind. She was at church every Sunday playing the piano, but she always had a kind word for me. She had an amazing sense of humor and an uncanny ability to relate to young people.

Ronnie and Judy Finch
   Posted Thu July 23, 2015
Paul, so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. We did not know it until Sunday at church. Our prayers are with your family.

Johnnie and Jane Satterfield
   Posted Fri July 24, 2015
So sorry to hear about your mom.Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Carolyn Silvey Myers
   Posted Thu July 30, 2015
Allison and family, please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. Some of my earliest memories are of your mother. When we were in kindergarten, I recall her sitting at the piano playing for all the children to sing. Whenever the congregation at First Baptist sang, it seems that Miss Lucretia was at the piano. She was such a beautiful person. We are so much richer for having had her as a part of our lives. Love, Carolyn