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Glenda Green

Published October 12,2013

Obituary's Biography:

Glenda Green, age 61, of Waukegan and formerly of Wildwood, passed away at home suddenly and unexpectedly on Oct. 11, 2013.  She was born in Sheffield, AL on Sep. 10, 1952.  Glenda was a caseworker with Warren Township for 14 years, and concurrently owned/operated White Lightning Cleaning in Gurnee for 13 years.  She was the beloved daughter of Alvie L. and Lennie P. {nee Smith} Green; the loving mother of Tina (Tim) Turner and Tiffany (Eric) King; the doting grandmother of Matthew & Mason Turner and Kayleigh & Cameron King; the dear sister of Kathy (Julio) Polanco, Donna Roberts, and Tony (Sarah) Green; the adored aunt of 10 and great-aunt of 4; and fond cousin of many.  Her daughter Ashley Sparks and her brother Michael Green preceded her in death.  Friends of the family may visit at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030 on Tues. Oct. 15, 2013 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.  The funeral will commence at 10 a.m. on Wed. Oct. 16, 2013, also at the funeral chapel.  Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park in Libertyville.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Glenda’s name to the Warren Township Special Recreation Program, 100 S. Greenleaf, Gurnee, IL 60031 would be appreciated. For further information, please call (847) 223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.

5 replies on “Glenda Green”

  1. To the Green family.
    I’m so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you in this time. I wish I could be there but health will not allow it, Seen Glenda at the Wildwood reunion and will always remember her having a good time with her sisters and talking with her. Keep the memorys close to your heart and she is in a better place now not suffering anymore Bless you all

  2. To Glenda’s loving family,
    I want to send all my love and sympathy. Glenda was a dear childhood friend and neighbor. I am so glad I came to the Wildwood Reunion this year to spend time with the Green girls, I told my husband that next time I could skip the reunion and just spend time with the Green girls. Glenda always made everyone feel so happy and she was always smiling. Glenda will be missed by many. My heart breaks for all of you. Be reassured that one day you will be reunited.
    Knowing Glenda she would want all to celebrate her life and hold all the good memories close. She will always be in our hearts, but now soaring with the angels.
    Deepest heartfelt sympathy to all of Glenda’s family.

  3. To the Green Family; our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. We recall many family celebrations and get togethers over the years and remember Glenda fondly. May your tears turn to smiles and laughter as you remember the wonderful years of Glenda’s physical presence in your lives; know she will remain FOREVER in your hearts.

    All our love,

    Kelly, Steve, Chris and Tim Spaulding

  4. Dear Green family, I am saddened to hear about Glenda’s passing. I contacted her last spring about seeing her this fall. I am so sorry I waited so long. Glenda was my best childhood friend and she was a bridesmaid in my wedding. We have not seen each other in almost 40 years and I am so sorry about that. I wish I could be there but I am out of town visiting my daughter. Love to you all. Karen

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