Willie Mae Glenn

04/07/1939 – 03/23/2021

Obituary for Willie Mae Glenn

Willie Mae Glenn

Knoxville – Willie Mae Glenn, 81, of Knoxville, TN was welcomed home into the arms of Our Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at home with family.

Preceded in death by parents, Willie and LouElla S. Cannon; brothers, Oscar and James Dillard; sisters, Mary Alice, Lena Harris, and Lilla Boyd; daughter, Patricia Longshore; son, Calvin Cannon.

Survived by devoted daughter, Beverly (Darwyn) Williams, Betty Cannon, and Carolyn (Harry) Davenport; sons, Anthony (Tanaya) Glenn Sr, Timothy Glenn, and Jimmy (Michellel) Longshore, granddaughters, Faith (Jacquea) Williams, Antasia Glenn; grandsons, Denzel Williams, Anthony Glenn, Jr.; 31 other grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren.

She was a longtime member of Rogers Memorial Baptist Church. She was a loyal member of the Senior Usher Board, Mass Choir, Sunday school teacher, and Kitchen Committee.

She was employed several years as a Senior Companion and a Foster Grandparent with CAC.

Willie Mae was a Loving Mother, Grandmother, and friend to many.

Family will receive friends, 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon, Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Jarnigan & Son Chapel, 2823 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave Knoxville, Tn 37914, funeral services 12:00 noon, Pastor Michel S.E. Caldwell, Officiating.

Interment, at New Gray Cemetery, 2724 Western Ave, Knoxville, Tn 37921.


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Recieving of Friends

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Jarnigan & Son Mortuary
2823 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914

Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
12:00 p.m.
Jarnigan & Son Mortuary
2823 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914


Wednesday, March 31, 2021
New Gray Cemetery
2724 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN 37921




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