Glenda Annie Mills Lipford, 76, passed away on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the Rockingham County Hospice House in Reidsville surrounded by her family
A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm, Tuesday, September 20th at the Draper Christian Church in Eden, NC. A visitation for friends and family will be on Monday, September 19th from 6-8pm at Fair Funeral Home, 432 Boone Road, Eden. Visitation other times at the home of Lisa Pyrtle, 1002 W Fieldcrest Road, Eden, NC.
Glenda was born October 16, 1945 to late Willie Gordon Mills, Sr. and Eva Claudine Stump Mills. She was a member of the Draper Christian Church. Glenda worked at Belk Department Store and Bassett Walker, as a piece worker. One of her most favorite things to do, was to spend time with her family, especially going to the grandchildren’s activities
Left to cherish her memories are her two sons; Ben Franklin Lipford, Jr. (Lynn) and William “Bill” Lipford (Becky); daughter, Lisa Pyrtle (Tim), all of Eden; grandchildren, Stephanie (Jeffrey) Criner, Katie Lipford, Tyler Lipford, Brandon (Lauren) Harter, Brandi Harter, Lauren (Ryan) St. John, Jordan Pyrtle, Tristan Pyrtle and 17 great-grandchildren; brother, Willie Gordon Mills, Jr. (Cecilia) of Stoneville; sister, Cathy Grogan (Herman) of Eden; also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Ben Franklin Lipford, Sr.; grandson Spencer Williams; a brother, Irvin Mills and a sister Donna Carter.
The family wishes to extend a special “Thank You” to UNC Rockingham Nursing Center, the ICU Department and Rockingham County Hospice House for the excellent care of Glenda.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com
I am saddened to learn of Glendas passing. May God comfort your heart, as only zHe can. I was married to Frankie Stump when he passed away in 85. Jeannie Stump Guill
Lisa and family, deepest condolences for your loss
Jim and Mary Lee Craig
My deepest sympathy to all of Glenda's family. She will be missed. Glenda was always warm and friendly and had the sweetest smile. God bless you all. I'm praying for your peace and comfort at this time and in the days to come. Love,
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. We love y'all. Marie. Overby. And tank
Such a sweet lady with such a caring family and a church that loved her. Draper Christian loves her.
Ben, Bill and rest of family, sorry to hear of your mother passing I will keep y'all in my thoughts and prayers
O.T. Coleman and family
Will miss you dearly 💔 many precious memories at your house for all our holidays hope your dancing with with all our loved ones RIP 🙏 love you aunt Glenda ❤️
Jessica Mills Land
Thoughts and prayers to the family
Sorry for your loss.Prayers of comfort are with the family.
Debra Gann Starling
She will really be missed. She was beautiful and so sweet.
She will really be misses. She was such a sweet person.
I pray that during this time of sorrow that the lord gives you the peace that surpasses all understanding.
So sorry Glenda was a cousin of mine. Every time I went to Eden I would always stop by to Belk' s to see her. Thoughts prayers and love to all the families.
Carolyn D Dalton
Cathy, I'm so sorry about Glenda. We were good friends back when we worked together. My love and prayers are with you and your family at this time. May God Bless!
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