Mrs. Mary Ellen Downing Glenn was born to the late Gaynelle Brice in Newberry, South Carolina on June 23rd 1925,. She was the Eldest of Six Children; where five siblings have preceded her in death, Helen Brice, Gussie Mae Brice, Robert Brice, Peter Brice, Phillip Brice all preceded her in Death
Mrs. Mary Glenn was educated in the Newberry, South Carolina school system. After graduating from High school, she met the love of her life, Mr. Earl Glenn, who preceded her in death 2004 joined in holy Matrimony April 22nd 1940. Sharing 64 wonderful years together where they were blessed with nine children: Betty Praylow, Earl Glenn Jr, Earlene Colon, Patricia Glenn, Brenda Glenn, Sandra Alston, all preceded her in death.
Mrs. Mary Glenn relocated in the 1940’s to New York City with her husband. Mrs. Mary was employed by The New York City Police Department in the early 1980’s as a Clerk. Retiring from her job she loved in the late 1990’s.
Mrs. Mary Glenn joined the Mt Pisgah Baptist Church, in the early 1980”s where she was baptized by her adopted daughter the late Rev Dr. Mary Austin. It brought her so much Joy to witness and sit under one she loved as her own daughter. Mrs. Glenn was willing to do whatever she could within the Ministry.
Mrs. Mary Glenn was Faithful, Dedicated to her family. She leaves to honor], cherish her memories. Two Daughters Delores Blount 1 son in law Ronald Blount Sr. of Newburgh, NY , Barbara White, of NYC, 1 son Lawrence Glenn of NYC, 21 Grandchildren, 35 Great Grandchildren, 10 Great, Great Grandchildren. Her adopted Austin Family, Bishop Mark, Richard, Deon, Gary, Fuquaan & Kamisha These who she gave her all into loving, and raising as her own grandchildren. A Host of Nieces, Nephews, family and host of dear wonderful friends.