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Glenna A. Thompson, 97, of Springfield, died at 3:05 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 in the Oakwood Village Care Facility in Springfield.
Born on March 12, 1916 in Springfield, she was a daughter of Harry and Carrie (Goings) Ackerman.
Glenna was a teacher for 40 years, having taught in Clark, Champaign, and Madison counties.
She was a member of the Mechanicsburg United Methodist Church and a member of the Women's Society of the church. A member of the Clark and Champaign County Retired Teachers Associations. She was also a member and past president of the Madison County Retired Teachers Association. She was a member and past worthy matron of the Caroline Chapter No. 39 O.E.S., and a charter member and past president of the Delta Kappa Gamma International Society. Glenna was also a member of the Springfield Club.
Survivors are her daughter, Sharon Bixler of Springfield, Ohio; grandchildren, Jonathan (Diana) Clunk, Christopher (Kelly) Clunk, and Kara (Brian) Davis, all of Springfield; great-grandsons, William "Billy" Clunk and Nicholas Clunk, both of Springfield; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces, and great-great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Pearl W. Thompson, on July 13, 2001; two brothers, Herman and Owen Ackerman; and her sister, Mildred Carmen.
Friends may call at the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME, 103 N. Main St., in London, from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23. Funeral services will be conducted there at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. Rev. Dr. Harley Roston will be officiating. Interment will follow in Somerford Township Cemetery. Eastern Star services will be held in the funeral home at 8 p.m. Friday.
If they wish, friends may make memorial contributions to the Madison County Retired Teachers Association or to the Goshen Memorial Park in Mechanicsburg.
Online condolences may be made to Glenna's family at www.eberlefisherfunerahome.com.
Published in The Madison Press on Aug. 16, 2013