Glenna Faye Gordon

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Glenna Faye Gordon, 89, Moundville, departed this life on Sunday, Feb. 5, at Guest Home Estates in Fort Scott. Glenna was born Nov. 18, 1927, in Garland, Kan., to Charley C. and Viva Cordellia (Clyburn) Bley. She was united in marriage to Henry Gordon on July 31, 1948, in Bronaugh, and he preceded her in death on May 5, 2002.

Glenna was raised on a farm in the Garland area. She attended Bronaugh High School and graduated Class of 1945. For a time following high school Glenna taught in various one-room schools throughout Vernon County. She then worked at Nevada State Hospital for 20 years as a teacher's aide until her retirement. She enjoyed gardening, and attending athletic events with her family. Glenna attended Community Christian Church in Nevada where she taught Sunday School for many years. She cherished her faith, her family, and her friends.

Survivors include her children, Pam Kindred and her husband, Jim, Kempton, Pa., Monty Gordon and his wife, Barbara, Moundville, Russ Gordon, Fort Scott, Leah Carter and her husband, Randy, Fort Scott; seven grandchildren, Rebecca Reid and her husband, Jake, Leah Kindred, Andy Gordon and his wife, Shalene, Adam Gordon and his wife, Alicia, Alex Gordon and his wife, Morgan, Ashley Blight and her husband, Jason, Nathan Carter and his wife, Janelle; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Hazel Gulliford, Nevada, and Charlene Widmar, Franklin, Kan.; and one brother, Clyde Bley, Moundville. She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Lee Bley, and Marvin Bley; and an infant sister, Chellsa.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Community Christian Church in Nevada with Adam Gordon officiating. Interment will follow in Welborn Cemetery, Bronaugh. Friends may call from now and until the hour of service at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

Those who wish may contribute in her memory to Community Christian Church in care of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

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