Glenda Giles Russum, 68, resident of 213 Marshall Ave. widow of Leonard A. Russum died Sunday April 2, 2006 at her home.
Born in Winston-Salem, NC she was a daughter of the late Albert, Sr. and Lilly Mae Carpenter Giles. She was twice married first to the late Harold Patterson.
She was the retired office manager at Dr. Heidi Rodillo's office. She was an active member of Westside Baptist Church and a member of the Adult Sunday School Class. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother and a dear friend to many. She will be greatly missed by all.
Survivors include son Wayne Patterson and his wife Marsha of Abbeville, SC, daughter Rhonda Callaway and her husband Bryan of Elberton, GA, a stepdaughter Shirley R. Hudson and her husband Walter of Ware Shoals, SC, a brother Albert L. Giles, Jr. of Abbeville, SC, 2 grandchildren Angie Latham and April Lewis, 3 great-grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren and 8 great step-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday April 4, 2006 at 3:00 PM from Westside Baptist Church with the Rev.'s James Long, James Bannister and Tye Sorrow officiating. The burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
The body is at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home where the family will recieve friends from 7:00 until 9:00 PM Monday evening. The family is at the home 213 Marshall Ave.
Memorials may be made to Westside Baptist Church 308 Haigler St. Abbeville, SC 29620 or to Hospice Care of the Piedmont 408 West Alexander St. Greenwood, SC 29646.