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Vera Len Glass

Birth Date: June 23, 1915
Death Date: April 18, 2018

Vera Len Glass was born June 23, 1915 and returned to her heavenly home on April 18, 2018. Vera was born to the late Thomas and Cordelia Brown in Clarksdale, Mississippi and had a wonderful family of siblings, Cordelia, Olivia, Thomas and Bud (all deceased). Vera later married Robert Glass Sr. (deceased) and their union produced five children: James, Robert Jr., Steve (Linda), Catherine and Olivia.
Vera was active in church at St. John Missionary Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher, superintendent and choir member. Her lifelong belief in God gave her peace and took her to a better place in heaven. She was a member of a singing group called the Evening Stars and an avid gardener. Family was very important to her and she helped raise her nephews James and Trusta Dean.
Vera is survived by her five children, her granddaughters Stacey and Dana Glass, her great grandchildren Kylen and Kyleia Glass and a host of nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Vera’s wonderful doctors: Dr. John Waters, Dr. Faisal Bukhari and Dr. Phillip Alward. The family would also like to thank the pastor and prayer team from Greater Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church.
The funeral service will be held on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 11:00AM at Moran and Goebel Funeral Home, 2801 N. Monroe, Decatur, IL. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
Memorials: The Family of Vera Glass
God has Vera now and one day we will see her again.
I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy, 4:7.

Funeral Service
April 23, 2018
11:00 am
Moran & Goebel Funeral Home
2801 North Monroe Street Decatur, Il 62526
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April 23, 2018
10:00 am
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Moran & Goebel Funeral Home
2801 North Monroe Street Decatur, Il 62526
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  1. I'm just hearing of the passing of your mother,so sending my condolences to you Katherine and Olivia and the rest of the family,I am so glad got to meet Vera from you telling me about your Mother,WHAT A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN AND MOTHER!and the dedication you had for your mother all the years was absolutely beautiful !

  2. Thank you to everyone (family and friends) who came to celebrate the life of my grandmother Vera Glass. Stacey and I have a multitude of wonderful memories with her on Center St, her garden, taking walks and are blessed to have had so much time with her. We love her forever and know that she is with God. Amen. Please continue to pray for our family.

  3. To the family of Mrs. Vera Glass, my heart is heavy, I can remember as a young child living in our old neighborhood and growing up seeing and talking to Ms. Vera as I had great respect for her. She was stern and said what she meant. She was God fearing always ready to help. I'll never forget I remember my mom told me to go around the corner and tell on Lee for pushing me around. Lol I never worried about him anymore. She was special and blessed by the lord with long life. You have my condolences. Love you all Carolyn.

  4. To Olivia Ann and Catherine and the entire Glass family, my heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your entire family. Oh I have so many precious memories of our times of fellow shipping together at New Canaan and St. John Baptist church singing in the choir together and having dinner together Sunday's after church. I will never forget the many times Sister Glass encouraged me when I first came to Decatur and became a member of New Canaan. Oh what a great blessing she was to me. May God bless each of you during this hour of bereavement. …Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours; and their works do follow them, Revelation 14:13. Dr. Mildred A. Warren

  5. Condolences to the family of Mrs. Vera Glass. Have know her since St. John's M.B. Church. She was very dedicated to the service of the Lord. Very sincere and honest. Very kind and compassionate woman of God. Her children loved her as she loved them. Rest in heaven Mrs. Glass. Deacon Joseph and Dora Thurmond.

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