Stafford, Glenna Ellen Johnston

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Glenna Ellen Johnston Stafford, 91 years, 11 months and 29 days, of Trigg, died peacefully at her home on June 19, 2006.

She was born on June 21, 1914 at Trigg, the daughter of Charles F. and Bertie Parsell Johnston. She was preceded in death by her brother, Buford W. Johnston and half brother, Roscoe Johnston. She was united in marriage on October 10, 1937 to Martin L. Stafford, who preceded her in death in 1975.

To this union were born four children, three of whom survive namely, Gary (Gay) Stafford and Phyllis (Charles) Gordon of Trigg and Carole Ann (Pat) Eaton of Pearisburg. Her daughter, Kaye Raynes, passed on before her in 1998.

She united with the Methodist Church early in life and was a member of Wesley’s Chapel United Methodist Church. She lived a Christian life of reverence and service to God and family. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother to her family.

She is also survived by ten grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; three nieces; two nephews and several cousins.

Her funeral will be held Friday, June 23, 2006 at 2 p.m. in the Wesley’s Chapel United Methodist Church with the Rev. Betty Roberts officiating with entombment in the Birchlawn Abbey, Pearisburg.

The family will receive friends at the Givens Funeral Home, Pearisburg, Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.