Mary Louise Dunn GLOVER

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GLOVER, Mary Louise DunnPassed away at her home on February 27, 2013 after a brief illness. Services will be held 11 a.m., Monday, March 4, 2013 at the Austin and Bell Funeral Home in Springfield with Dr. Debbie Church and Dr. Fred Hembree officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday, March 3, 2013 from 12 noon til 4 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery. Mary Louise was born October 2, 1913 in Hendersonville, Tennessee to Woodford Hall Dunn and Louise Hamilton Dunn Dunn. She grew up in Hendersonville and graduated from Gallatin High School where she enjoyed playing on the girl's basketball team. She attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta Sorority. On December 23, 1936, she married Burton Wilks Glover. For their honeymoon, they enjoyed a cross country trip by car to attend the 1936 Rose Bowl game in Pasadena, California. She lived the rest of her life in Springfield, Tennessee, where her husband's family was in the automobile business. Mrs. Glover was a homemaker and active in numerous social activities including a bridge club, the Birthday Club, Twentieth Century Club, Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of the American Colonists, Wednesday Study Club, and was a Trustee of the Glenn Memorial Federation of Woman's Clubs. She was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Springfield. Mary Louise Glover was very interested in family history. Being a direct descendent of Colonel John Donelson and General Daniel Smith, she was proud of the role her family played in the founding of Nashville. Grassmere, at the Nashville Zoo, was a historic home built in 1810 by her great great great grandfather, Michael C. Dunn. She was also the great great granddaughter of Tennessee Governor William Hall. Cragfont and Rock Castle, historic homes in Sumner County, were also built by her family. She loved to travel and frequently took her grandchildren to many fun and interesting places. In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her daughter, Ann Louise Glover Baker and brothers, Harry Smith Dunn, Luther Hall Dunn and Woodford Shute Dunn. Survived by son, Judge Burton D. Glover and wife Suzanne of Springfield; grandchildren, Major Burton C. (Anna) Glover of Tampa, Florida, Dr. Bryan (Kara) Glover of Nashville, Dr. Annie Glover of Nashville, Sara Baker (Cory) Cloward of Oakdale, California; son-in-law, Bruce P. Baker of Oakdale, California; great grandchildren, Will Glover, Molly Glover, Ashley Cloward and Tyler Cloward. Active Pallbearers are Robert D. Bagby, John S. Childers, Denny Choate, Wayne Jones, Ted Stubblefield, Larry Stumb, Kenneth Thomson and Winfield Wilkins. Honorary Pallbearers are the Glenn Memorial Trustees, members of the Wednesday Study Club, William F. Corbin, Dr. Joseph Fuhrmann, Sam Harris and Willie Ryan. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to Dr. Teresa Williams, caregivers Bonnie Kroeger, Fran Chick, Nancy Clinard, Janie Smith and to NorthCrest Hospice. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the First United Methodist Church; the Gorham-MacBane Library; or NorthCrest Hospice in Springfield. AUSTIN & BELL, Springfield, (615) 384-1000
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Austin & Bell Funeral Home Springfield - Springfield
509 Walnut St.  Springfield, TN 37172
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Published in The Tennessean from Mar. 2 to Mar. 3, 2013
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