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Elsie Glover

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Elsie Glover Elsie Glover of Quincy passed from this life Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, after a brief illness. She was 87. She was born Sept. 27, 1921, to Arthur and Myrtle Alford of Hosford. She graduated from Vernon High School. She was a wonderful daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She was a professional bookkeeper for more than 50 years for the AST Tobacco Co., and Imperial Nurseries in Quincy.
She was a woman of faith who was widowed at age 32. Her life was devoted to serving God and raising her four children. She was a longtime member of the First Assembly of God Church of Quincy, where she served for many years as church treasurer. She is survived by four beloved children, Barbara Craven (and husband Jim) of Marianna, Sue Donaldson (and husband Harold) of Marianna, Joe Glover (and wife Bonnie) of Tallahassee and Richard Glover (and wife Jennifer) of Tallahassee; a brother, Clinton Alford (and wife Frances) of Tallahassee; and two sisters-in-law, Veva Weeks of Quincy and Marie Alford of Chattahoochee.
Other survivors include 10 wonderful grandchildren, Bryan Craven, Candace Barnes, Tanya Wiggins, John Donaldson, Ryan Glover, Mary Donaldson, Cara Hill, Gray Sadler, Graham Glover and Jackson Glover, and nine great-grandchildren, Maddie Craven, Jack Craven, Blake Donaldson, Brady Donaldson, Sam Wiggins, Ben Wiggins, C.J. Barnes, Teri Jo Glover and Emily Glover.
She also is survived by several nieces and nephews and a host of faithful and devoted friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Glover in 1955; her mother and father, Arthur and Myrtle Alford; sister Ethel Yates; brothers Glen Alford, Frank Alford and Jessie Alford; and her beloved grandson, Dustin Glover.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. EDT today, Sept. 23, at the First Assembly of God Church of Quincy, 757 E. Jefferson St. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. EDT Wednesday at the church. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Quincy. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Dustin Glover Memorial Scholarship Fund at Chipola College, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, FL 32446.
Charles McClellan Funeral Home (850-627-7677) of Quincy is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Sept. 23, 2008
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