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Virginia Matthews Glaze


Mrs. Virginia Matthews Glaze, age 93, Limestone, TN, died Monday, October 24, 2022, at Four Oaks Heath Care.

A lifelong resident of Washington County and a daughter of the late Edward N. Matthews Sr. and Maude Shanks Matthews.

Mrs. Glaze graduated from Washington College Academy.

She was a member of Salem Presbyterian Church, Ladies of Salem and a Charter Member of Salem Cemetery. A ten-year employee of Kings Department Store in the cosmetic department, a director of the Washington County Dairy Princess Pageant and a PTA President of Washington College Academy Elementary. She loved to sew and cook birthday and Sunday dinners for her family. She was an avid UT fan, especially girls’ basketball.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, William H. Glaze, an infant son, a grandson, Bert Britton, three sisters and two brothers and a son-in-law, David J. Britton.

Survivors include a son, Jim Glaze (Rita); daughter, Sandra Britton; granddaughters, Kelly Perry (Robert) and Brandy Kolbe (Kasper); grandsons, Eric & Michael Britton (Jeannie); great-grandchildren, Shalee, Rylie, Alex, D.J., Dillon and Noam.

Graveside services will be conducted 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 29, 2022, at Salem Cemetery with Mr. Santo Cicirello officiating. Friends may visit the home of Mrs. Glaze at any time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Research Center, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Sandra Crawford
I'm sorry to hear of Mrs. Glaze passing. May God Bless all the family and bring you peace
Johnny, Debbie and Janette Payne
Jimmy and Sandra we are so sorry to hear of Virginia's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families in this time of sorrow. May God be with you in the weeks ahead.
Mary Helen Clowers
Jim, So sorry to hear of the death of your precious, beautiful mom. I have nothing but sweet memories of her. Prayers for you and your family during this sad time.
Tonia Ferguson
So sorry to hear that Virginia has passed. She was always a sweet and kind person to me. I know she has met Billy and is in a great place. Sandra and Jimmy our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Linda Shanks
It is so hard to lose you mother my prayers are with you and your family
Sarah Davis
Jim and Rita, family. I'm so sorry for your loss. It's hard to say goodbye to a parent. Take care. Think about you often, Rita. 423-340-0157