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  • "May you rest in peace and love sweet Glenny. It was an..."
    - Debbie Gough
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Passed away on April 10, 2014 in Norfolk, VA, at the age of 91. Glenny was born on June 13, 1922 in Newport News, VA, to the late Harold L. and Glenny S. Burns. She is a life-long resident of the Tidewater Virginia area. She is survived by two sisters, Dorothy Kelly of Winston Salem, NC, and Mary Elizabeth Merrick of Essex Junction, VT.; her son Harold B. Wooten and his wife Nancy; and granddaughters Robin L. Wooten of Stone Mountain, GA, Evey B. Wooten and her partner Marty Weems of Hillsborough, NC, and Gabriele B. Wooten and Emilee K. Wooten of Laytonsville, MD. Her oldest son Kindred A. Wooten, Jr. and her sister Virginia Burns Northington predeceased her. She served as an executive assistant for 30 years. Glenny was a lifetime member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, an organization devoted to the education of women. She was initiated into Chapter L, the first P.E.O. chapter in the Tidewater area. In 1957, she organized Chapter X in Norfolk and served as president for seven years. She was elected to the Virginia State Executive Board in 1967 and served as Virginia State President from 1973-1974. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. A visitation will be held on Friday, April 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at H. D. Oliver Funeral Home, 2002 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23454. The funeral service will be held at St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Norfolk on Saturday, April 25 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (PCE) or to Cottey College c/o P.E.O. Executive Office, 3700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, 50312.

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Published in The Washington Post on Apr. 17, 2014