Mrs. Glenese Allen Tatum, age 90, passed away peacefully Sunday evening, March 10, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. Glenese was born December 27, 1928, in White, Georgia, to the late Mr. William Oscar Allen and Mrs. Stella Alexander Allen.
Glenese was an avid gardener, who loved working in her yard and tending to her flowers. She and her late husband, Earl, loved traveling to Jekyll Island and Vogel State Park to camp and fish. She loved her grandchildren and great-children, and loved attending their football and baseball games. She was a lifelong member of Tabernacle Baptist Church, where she was active in Sunday School.
She was preceded in death by her parents, as well as her loving husband of over sixty years, Earl Tatum. She is also preceded in death by five of her eight brothers and sisters, as well as her infant daughter, Angela Denise.
She is survived by her son, Allen (Judy) Tatum, her daughter, Mary Beth (Brent) Perry, and Deborah Royer. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Justin (Stephanie), Joe (Erin), and Lauran Tatum; Taylor (Lindsay) and Ethan Perry, and Hannah (Elliott) Stewart; and Devin Royer. Eight great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews, also survive to cherish Glenese's memory.
A Celebration of Life Service for Glenese will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at one o'clock in the afternoon in the chapel of Owen Funeral Home with the Reverend Richard Brown Officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Justin and Joe Tatum, Taylor and Ethan Perry, and Elliott Stewart.
The family will receive friends for visitation at Owen Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, from five o'clock in the afternoon until nine o'clock in the evening.
Friends are cordially invited to visit www.owenfunerals.com to leave fond memories of Glenese, as well as expressions of sympathy and condolences for her family.
Owen Funeral Home, 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, Georgia, 30120, is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Glenese Tatum during this most difficult of times.