May 30, 2014
Date of Service: June 1, 2014
Interment Location: Mausoleum of Hope
Patsy Benton Glass, 71, Elizabethton, passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014, at the Holston Valley Medical Center.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Newell “Hook” Benton & Helen Hardin Davenport and husband, A.B. She was a 1960 graduate of Elizabethton High School, where she was a Cheerleader and attended East Tennessee State University.
Patsy was a flight attendant from 1963 to 1998 with Piedmont Airlines and US Air. She was on the first Trans-Atlantic flight by Piedmont Airlines from Charlotte to London. As a Senior Flight Attendant, she traveled all over Europe. At the end of her career she flew domestic flights.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister: June Donnelly.
She was a member of Memorial Presbyterian Church, Elizabethton.
Survivors include her husband: Robert L. “Bobby” Glass; A Nephew: Mike Donnelly, Elizabethton; A Niece: Lisa Donnelly Broome and husband, Al, Bluffton, South Carolina; A great Niece: Lucy Myers Webb and husband, Jeremy, Port Royal, South Carolina; Special Cousin, Wayne King and wife, Peggy, Wytheville, VA; Her Brothers and Sisters-In-Law: Charles Edward Glass and wife, Jackie, Kenneth Glass and wife, Fran, Gary Wayne Glass, Mike Glass and wife, Nancy, Carolyn Hodges, Ruth Willis and husband, John, and Betty Widener & husband, Sam, all of Johnson City.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 1, 2014, in Memorial Funeral Chapel.
Graveside Service and Entombment will follow the service in the Mausoleum of Hope at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active Pallbearers will be: Charles Glass, Kenneth Glass, Gary Glass, Mike Glass, John Willis and Sam Widner. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Employees of Piedmont and U.S. Air, Members of the Birthday Club and her Church Family.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 to time for the funeral service.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Memorial Presbyterian Church, 100 East F Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643. The family respectfully request that there be no food brought to the residence.
Condolences may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge.