Glenda Lillien Stout, 68, of Parkersburg and Doddridge County, passed away May 10, 2013, at her daughter's residence, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Dec. 19, 1944, at Coldwater, Doddridge County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Kenneth and Leona (Warner) Dennison.
She taught in Wood County Schools which included Edgelawn Elementary, Fairplains Elementary, Mineral Wells Elementary, Franklin Center, and retired after 35 years of service from Mineral Wells School. She attended Coldwater Grade School, a single-room grade school. She was the valedictorian of Doddridge County High School, Class of 1962. In 1965, she graduated from Salem College, with a major in Elementary Education and a minor in Social Studies and English. She held a Kindergarten Certification through Glenville State College and a Master's in Reading through West Virginia University.
Her clubs and organizations included Delta Kappa Gamma Women's Society International, South Parkersburg Women's Club, West Virginia Education Association, Wood County Education Association, West Virginia Extension Service - Doddridge County CEOS, CURRYDALE Chapter, and was a member of Indian Fork Baptist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher and worked with The Prayer Quilt Ministry.
Surviving is her daughter, Angela Harkness of Parkersburg; son, James Stout (Michelle) of Ellenboro; sisters, Delores E. (Dennison) Bonnell (Pat), Vada Dennison Garrett (Rod Zigan), Dorinda (Nay) Hawker (Bill), Starletta (Dennison) Lindsay (Steve) and Shiela Forrester (Robert); brothers, Robert C. Dennison (Patricia), Erwin Fouts and Billy Edward Fouts; and stepmother, Geneva Dennison. She also leaves behind five grandchildren, Dustin Harkness, Nathan Harkness (Kellye), Ryan Harkness, Regan Stout (Charlie Matthews) and KayLynn Stout; two great-granddaughters, Brynley Harkness and Rilya Matthews; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James E Stout; and brothers, Daniel Nay, James Nay, Kenneth Dennison, Farren Dennison and Edward Dennison.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at McCullough Funeral Home, Pennsboro, with Pastors Dan Fisher, Roger Fontaine and Dave Cumpston officiating. Interment will follow at Salem IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or a Team of the donor's choice in the Doddridge County Relay for Life.
Online guests may send condolences to the family by visiting www.mcculloughraiguel.com