October 14, 1930 - October 18, 2017
Edith Barb Glover, age 87, of Bristol, VA passed away at her home on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. She was a 1947 graduate of Bristol, VA High School and a graduated from Virginia Intermont College. She received a Bachelor’s of Science in Education from ETSU and her master’s degree in Art of Education from Virginia Tech. She was a retired school teacher from the Bristol VA City School System after 22 years of teaching at Virginia High School. Edith was a faithful member of Beech Grove United Methodist Church for 74 years. She was very devoted to the United Methodist Women. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Florence Williams Barb; her brother, Robert Barb, Jr. and his wife, Joyce. Survivors include her husband, Arnold Glover; two daughters, Gina Glover Barnett and husband, Frank of Bristol, TN and Michelle Renee Glover Cunningham and husband, Rick of Bristol, VA; sister-in-law, Velma Glover of Blountville, TN; five grandsons, Shawn Cunningham and wife, Rachel; Derick Cunningham, Bradley Barnett and wife, Alex, Tyler Barnett and Ryan Cunningham and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the Wellmont Hospice nurses and staff, especially James Robinson, for their loving care. The funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 P.M., Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Beech Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. Scott Spence officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Danny Pullon, Guy Hardin, Scott Vanhoy, Rick Guffey, Mark Draper, Phil Fleenor, Keith Gong, Tim Hayden and Haskell Pendergrass. Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Hardin, Johnny Wright, Jimmy Wright and John Sanslow. The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 3:00 P.M., Saturday prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Beech Grove United Methodist Church, 475 Island Road, Bristol, VA 24201. Condolences may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home (423) 989-4800 is serving the Glover family.
Edith Barb Glover, age 87, of Bristol, VA passed away at her home on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. She was a 1947 graduate of Bristol, VA High School and a graduated from Virginia Intermont College. She received a Bachelor’s of Science... View Obituary & Service Information
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