Glenda Ellington was born on Nov. 12, 1935 as a special surprise blessing to Burt and Sadie Elkins.
She went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 12, 2013 surrounded by her cherished husband of 58 years, Clyde Doyle Ellington and her adored sons, Gary Alan Ellington and Kerry Lee Ellington.
Glenda was an insurance agent for Kilpatrick Insurance for 20 years. She treasured the people she was able to meet during that time. She felt a special connection with each of her clients. She loved her church, Eastside Missionary Baptist, where she was one of the first members. She was a hard worker and strong woman that loved her family and Lord.
Meeting her at the Gates of Heaven were her parents; brother, Billy Joe Elkins; and sisters, Nelwyn Burdine and Susie Spears.
Left to treasure her memory is her husband, Clyde D. Ellington of Minden; sons, Gary Ellington and wife, Debbie of Baton Rouge and Kerry Lee Ellington and wife, Samantha of Minden; granddaughters, Kimberly Ellington and Kenzie Ellington of Minden and Kendall Ellington and Kristen Dyer of Baton Rouge; and great-grandchildren, Porter Neal, Kylie Essex, Sailor Ellington and Kinsley Dyer.
Also surviving are her brother, Reese Elkins and sister, Louise Mangrum of Minden; sister-in-law, Nancy Ellington of Shreveport; and special nephew, Tom Mangrum of Minden.
Visitation was held Sunday, April 14 from 4:30 until 7 p.m. at the Rose Neath Funeral Home in Minden. Services were held at 10 a.m. today (Monday, April 15, 2013) at Rose Neath Chapel, with Bro. Richard Methvin officiating.
Interment followed at Gardens of Memory.