Frankie Strader Glenn

January 1, 2014 

Mrs. Frankie Strader Glenn died at Alamance Regional Medical Center on Tuesday, December 24, 2013.

Born in Burlington, NC on May 10, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Jerry D. Strader and the late Jessie Phillips Strader. Frankie was a homemaker and lifelong member and deacon of the First Christian United Church of Christ where she had served in various capacities, most notably in the music ministry and as a past member of the Official Board.

She was a graduate of Burlington High School and graduated from Salem College with a Bachelor of Music Degree in 1954. Frankie was an avid musician specializing in piano, and also an accomplished organist. She had taught piano at Southern Music, was a past member of Burlington Senior League and member of the Mentor Book Club. Frankie was a manager member of Glenn Properties, LLC and vice-president of The Treasure House, Inc.

Frankie is survived by her husband, Robert W. Glenn; children, Robert W. Glenn, Jr. and wife Sherry; Kathryn Parker and husband David; and Rebecca Glenn and husband Bryan Pottratz; and grandchildren, Carrie Parker and Sam Parker; and sister-in-law, June S. Strader Harris.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Jerry D. Strader, Jr.

A Celebration of Frankie’s life will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the First Christian United Church of Christ by the Rev. Mark Pickett and Richard Apperson, Director of Music. The family will greet friends at the church following the service.

A private burial will be held prior to the memorial service.

The family thanks you for all your thoughts, prayers and support during this time.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Music Ministry of the First Christian United Church of Christ, 415 South Church Street, Burlington, NC 27215 or to your favorite charity.

Rich & Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Burlington is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com

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