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James Edward Glass, 61, of Nashville died Tuesday Jan. 10, 2017 in the VA Medical Center in Gainesville, FL.
He was born Feb. 27, 1955 in Tifton, GA to the late Melvin Otis Glass and the late Faye Blackmon Glass. He was currently employed as a security guard with Chaparral Boats. He was a former police officer with the City of Jasper, FL, a former employee with the Florida Department of Corrections, a U.S. Army veteran, an avid fisherman and a UGA Bulldog fan. He attended HopeBaptist Church and was preceded in death by four sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda Westberry Glass of Nashville; daughter, Heather Dawn Powell of Gainesville, FL; son, James Melvin Glass of Nashville; four sisters, Diane Byrd of Albany, Mattie Lou Morris of Thomasville, Debbie Wilkes of Leesburg and Virginia Stringer of Cartersville; five brothers, Robert Glass of Jefferson, Lonnie Glass of Leesburg, Melvin Glass, Jr. of Sylvester, Michael Glass of Fitzgerald and William Glass of Meigs; five grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Love in Funeral Home with the Rev. Tim Ingram officiating. Interment followed in Nashville Memorial Gardens. Visitation was held Saturday one hour prior to the service.
Lovein Funeral Home, Nashville, TN is in charge of all arrangements.
Published on January 20, 2017
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