Willie Calvin Glover

07/29/1939 - 11/17/2019

Obituary for Willie Calvin Glover

A celebration of life for Mr. Willie Calvin Glover, 80, will be 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Africa Missionary Baptist Church. Reverend Isaac Richardson will be the eulogist. Interment will be in the Sycamore Church Cemetery. Mr. Glover will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service.

Mr. Willie Calvin Glover was born on July 29, 1939 to the union of Wallace Randle Glover and Gussie Mitchell Glover in Talladega, Alabama.

Mr. Glover was a longtime member of Africa Missionary Baptist Church where he served faithfully as a deacon and sang with the male chorus and senior choir. Mr. Glover was a graduate of Talladega County Training School. Willie C. was a familiar face to those in Talladega and surrounding areas as a salesman at Colonial Chevrolet until they closed. He then made the daily journey to Edwards Chevrolet where he continued his sales career. During his professional career, Mr. Glover had also been employed with Shocco Springs and Alabama School for the Deaf and Blind.

In the early hours of Sunday, November 17, 2019, Willie C. traded time for eternity at Coosa Valley Medical Center. He was preceded in passing by his parents, Wallace and Gussie Glover; one brother, Robert Miller; and three sisters, Carolyn Taylor, Lucille Keith and Juanita Storey.

Mr. Glover leaves to cherish his memories: his loving and dedicated wife, Barbara G. Glover; three daughters, Larcella Gooden and Vickey (Eric) Hall of Talladega, Alabama and Cherith (Cordell) Fluker of Pell City, Alabama; five sons, Vincent (Delilah) Glover of Talladega, Alabama, Rickey (Wendy) Robinson of Oxford, Alabama, Willie (Regina) Glover, Jr. of Munford, Alabama, Alvin (Natalie) Glover of Birmingham, Alabama and Querry Glover of Calera, Alabama; eleven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; two sisters, Mary (Arthur) Cheeley of Greenville, Georgia and Naomi Ragland of Lithonia, Georgia; and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Guest Book

To the Glover Family, I am so sorry to hear about Willie, you have our deepest sympathy. (Revelation 21:3,4) The Phillips Family

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To the family: May you find comfort in knowing that you can see your loved ones again, free from all the causes of death and the heartache it brings. (John 5:28,29 - Revelation 21:3,4)May the GOD OF ALL COMFORT carry you through this difficult time.

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I'm sorry FAMILY for your loss I loved him dearly he will be greatly missed from the Guyton family

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Dearest Barbara, Our sincerest sympathies to you and your family on the passing of Willie. We will always be grateful for your love, kindness and friendship and the bond we had with y’all through Diana. We will remember Willie with fondness and love and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Jean and Tim (McCollum)

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My Condolences to the Glover Family. Mr. Glover was our Salesman at Edwards Chevrolet for many years. Also, Mr. Glover had the best fried turkey and ham. Mr. Glover will be greatly missed! Pamela R. Tabb and Family...

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We have missed his presence as we have walk this week at shocco. I will miss his wise and insightful prayers as we met in the mornings and his knowledge of the Lord. He brought so much joy and energy that it feels like a different workroom that I walk around in. We loved him and we will miss him and we know that he is rejoicing with his Savior in heaven! -Julio G

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May you find peace and comfort in the many memories, Willie C, a great person and friend...(You fought the good fight and finished your race...may you rest peacefully in our Fathers arms)...Fred and Elvira Williams, Lincoln

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Keeping the Glover, Garrett and Fluker Family in our thoughts and prayers. Erica Rivers and Family

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Praying for you all... Still have the Africa T-shirt he gave me. Love Vera Jenkins Booker

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Shocco Springs staff will truly miss Mr. Willy. There was not a day that passed that he didn't have a smile on his face. What a kind man we were honored to get to know. Prayers for comfort and strength for the family during this time. Ricky and Giny Dial

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My husband and I got to know Mr. Willie while he worked at Shocco Springs. He had such a joyful spirit and a kind heart. He will truly be missed by his Shocco family. Richard and Vanessa Tomberlin

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May God comfort and keep you in these very difficult times. Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal. Charles & Geraldine Barnett, Childdersburg, Al 35044

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My husband and I had the pleasure of working with Mr. Willie at Shocco Springs, believe me his spirit of love and kindness will be truly missed, but forever in our hearts. Thank you for sharing part of your journey with us. Mr.and Mrs.Bobby R. White

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The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation (Exodus 15:2) Sending prayers of comfort, strength and peace at this time of sorrow. In the days ahead may God hold you and your family in the hollow of His Mighty hands! Jean Cook and family.

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I’m going to miss him calling me aunt mamie I asked who was that uncle Willie C said she was ugly but she dressed sharp like you rest in heaven love you yr neice Floristine (Atlanta Ga)

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Mr Glover was our neibor for many years. Simply said, we loved Him. He was always good and helpful to us. He will leave a great void in our community. God comfort the family in Christ name.

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Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.

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