BLUFF CITY — James A. Glover Sr., 75, of Bluff City, passed away Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at his residence.
A native of Bluff City, he was a son of the late William A. and Willie Opal King Glover. He was a member of Mount Holston Baptist Church and a retired employee of Sullivan County School System.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nora Glover; and two brothers, Jack Glover and Jerry Glover.
Survivors include one daughter, Janett (Glover) Pate, of Bluff City; one son, James Glover Jr., of Bluff City; four grandchildren, Michelle Pate-Deuling and husband, Richard, David Pate and wife, Lisa, Jennifer Blevins and husband, J.T., and Elizabeth Glover; nine great-grandchildren, Channing Deuling, Jayden Deuling, Brandon Pate, Matthew Pate, Andrew Pate, Mya Blevins, Logan Blevins, Chloe Blevins and Keeley Mays; two brothers, John Glover, of Bluff City, and Bob Glover, of Holland, Michigan; and three sisters, Evelyn Ealey and Carol Jenkins, both of Bluff City, and Janice Rosenbalm, of Piney Flats.
The graveside service and interment for Mr. Glover will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. Friday, October 21, 2011, at Sunrise Cemetery with Pastor Phil Turner officiating. Active pallbearers will be David Pate, Richard Deuling, Channing Deuling, J.T. Blevins, Adam Milller and Johnny Jenkins. Honorary pallbearers will be Brandon Pate and Matthew Pate.
The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:40 P.M. Friday, October 21, 2011, at Tetrick Funeral Home-Bluff City Chapel and any time at the residence.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guestbook.
Tetrick Funeral Home-Bluff City Chapel is serving the Glover family. 423-538-7131