Edward "Harold" Glover, age 82, entered Beulah Land on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Carolene Coffey Glover; and his parents, Rev. John D. Glover and Emma Lorene Glover.
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Harold was a member of First Redeemer Church. He and Carolene were two of the founding members of the Forsyth County Volunteer Fire Department. Together, they were also foster parents to over 65 children in their 16 years of service.
He was a member of Lafayette Lodge #44 F&AM and the Cumming Shrine Club. He was also a long time member of the Forsyth County Lions Club and had also served on the Forsyth County School Board.
He is survived by his children, Danny and Judy Glover, David and Janet Glover, Joan and Jackie Jennings; brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Kathryn Glover; his grandchildren, Ryan and Theresa Glover, Danielle and David Bird, Janet and Phil Higgins, Jessica and Nathan McCord, John Glover, Justin and Casie Jennings, Jennifer Crump and Bobby Harkins; great-grandchildren, Emma and Lilly Glover, Christian Woodall, Christian and Dalton Bird, Allie Crump, Caroline Higgins, Charleigh Higgins, Caitlyn Higgins, Malli Jennings, Jace Jennings and Avery McCord; foster children, Jamey Crawford and Tina Crawford; special friend, Francis Eaton; and his canine best friend, Buddy Jennings.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 12, at 11 a.m. at the McDonald and Son Funeral Home Chapel, with the Revs. Jeff Jackson, Mike Schmid, Bud Sutton and Gary Coffey officiating. Interment will follow in Sawnee View Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held Thursday, April 10, from 4-9 p.m. and Friday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4-9 p.m.
The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to Project Walk Atlanta, 1755 Grassland Parkway, Suite B, Alpharetta, GA 30004.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory - Cumming
150 Sawnee Drive Cumming, GA 30040
Published in Forsyth County News from Apr. 9 to Apr. 12, 2014