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Mozell Glover Obituary
Mr. Mozell Glover, affectionately known as "Jitter Bug Slim", departed this earth at 96 years of age to glory on Monday, September 12, 2016. Mozell was born to the late Rev. Drue and Mammie Glover on January 14, 1920, in Wabbeseka, Arkansas. Mozell arrived in Gary, IN, and began working for American Bridge where he later retired, having received numerous awards and acknowledgments. Mozell was a man who stressed the importance of education and would challenge you mathematically even at 96. Mozell delighted himself with his passion for gardening. He was well known within the city for his keen knowledge of carpentry skills; he made his mark and design in the city with stores such as: Mac and Dewey Hat store, The Lark, Milgrams and Kagan shoes, Thelma Marshall children's home, Sears and Roebuck downtown Gary, and Sears Tower Downtown Chicago. He feared no heights and was asked to build and place the original steel antennas on the building. He leaves to cherish his memory daughters; Warner Jean Glover and Catherine Glover. Son; Kevin (Janice) Glover. Grandchildren; Tasha Davis, Toney (Shayla) Teamer, Felice (Michael) Glover, Shanita Glover, Quiana Glover, Calvin Glover Jr., Kevin Glover Jr., Janiya Glover, Dara Glover, Robbin Cox, Thomas (Dianne) Cox Jr., Christopher Cox, Regina Crawford-Williams, and Marquita Crawford. Step-son; Isaac Bowens. Thirty-five Great-grandchildren; twenty-one Great-Great-grandchildren; and a host of special nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and extended family members. Preceded in death by his son, Calvin A. Glover Sr. Daughter; Betty Jane Glover-Joyce. Sisters; Corinne (Ernest) Murphy and Theresa Glover, (step-mom, Maggie Delaney-Glover). Grandchildren; Efrem Lamont Crawford and Renea Crawford-Shropshire and great-grandchildren, Dawn and Diamond Williams. Mozell will be sadly missed and never forgotten. Visitation is Friday, September 23, 2016, with a family hour from 6-8pm, at Guy and Allen Funeral Home, 2959 W. 11th Ave., Gary, IN 46404. Funeral service is Saturday, September 24, 2016, at 11am, at Prince of Peace Church, 3946 Georgia St., Gary, IN 46406, with Thomas Williams as the Officiating Pastor.
Published in the Post Tribune from Sept. 21 to Sept. 22, 2016
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