First Lady Gwendolyn Pettiford Glass

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​First Lady Gwendolyn Pettiford Glass, age 67, departed this life and entered into eternal rest at Person Memorial Hospital in Roxboro, North Carolina on January 10, 2024. 

She was born May 17, 1956, in Person County, to the late S. T. Pettiford, Sr. and Omega Talley Pettiford. A faithful member of the Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, she served on the Pastor’s Aide and Missionary Ministries, as well as Assistant Youth Choir Director. After graduating from Person Senior High School - Class of 1974 - she retired from the Person County Schools Food & Nutrition Department after eighteen years of service.

She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband of thirty-seven years, Rev. Clyde A. Glass, Jr. of the home; two daughters: Kerisha L. Pettiford of Raleigh, North Carolina and Shakira J. Glass of the home; two sons: Calvin D. Allen (LaQuetta) of Roxboro and Antonio E. Glass of Morrisville, North Carolina; one sister, Shirley Diane Winstead (James) of Roxboro; one brother S. T. Pettiford, Jr. (Nancy) of Falls Church, Virginia; five grandchildren: Kinston, Braesyn, Kindall, Jayden and Kinlynn all of Roxboro; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends.

Public Viewing

Sunday, January 14, 2024
1:00 PM until 6:00 PM
(The Family will be present from 5 PM until 6 PM.)
Hester, Whitted and Daye Funeral Service
603 South Main Street
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Phone: (336) 599-0104

Funeral Service

Monday, January 15, 2024
1:00 PM
Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church
1111 Oak Grove Mount Zion Road
Roxboro, North Carolina 27574
Phone: (336) 599 - 8072


Old Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church
Roxboro, North Carolina 
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The Family of the late
First Lady Gwendolyn Pettiford Glass
would like to thank everyone for the many acts of kindness that they received surrounding the loss 
of their loved one.