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Florence Emma Mary Glass

September 22, 1921 ~ September 20, 2017 (age 95)

Florence Glass, 95, died peacefully on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Hillside Nursing and Rehab in Wake Forest, North Carolina. She was born September 22, 1921, in Detroit, Michigan to the late John Jones and Florence Lily Muttram Jones. Florence worked for many years as a Bank Teller for Bank of the Commonwealth in Michigan. After she retired she was very active in volunteer work with the American Red Cross and at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, North Carolina. Florence moved to Wake Forest in 2011, residing at the Lodge of Wake Forest before Hillside. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Goldsboro.

Florence was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Howard Joseph Glass as well as her parents.

Surviving her are two brothers John A. Jones (Vera) and Leslie G. Jones (Lillian) both of Michigan. In addition, her four children Crystal Glass-Boyd of Canton, Michigan, Sandra Withrow and husband John of Big Rapids, Michigan, Howard D. Glass and wife Beverly of Gilbert, Arizona and Laura Flick and husband Daniel of Rolesville, North Carolina. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church Columbarium in Goldsboro, North Carolina and at Glen Eden Memorial Park in Livonia, Michigan.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to the American Foundation for the blind ( or the Lions Club (

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest. (919) 556-5811

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