Glenda Mae Payne Marlowe

Posted at 12:29 PM on Nov 26, 2016


Our mother, Glenda Mae Payne Marlowe, 76, of Statesville, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at Autumn Care of Statesville.

Born in Alexander County on June 29, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Glenn Arlington Payne and Emma Sally Pennell Payne.

Mrs. Marlowe had worked at Uni-Glass Company.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by three brothers, Lewis Bryant Payne, Escar Arlington Payne and Herman Price Payne "Dock"; three sisters, Rose Payne Jenkins, Lottie Arlene Elder and Estelle Payne Brackett; her husband, Lester Williams Marlowe and one step-daughter, Judy Marlowe Goodman.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son and daughter-in-law, Lesley William and Laura Marlowe; daughter, Lesia Faye Marlowe and stepson, Jerry William Marlowe, all of Statesville.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, November 29, 2016, from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home with the funeral service beginning at 3:00 PM in the Westmoreland Chapel of the funeral home. Burial will be held at Iredell Memorial Gardens.

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Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Marlowe family.

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