Bobbie D. Glasco

Bobbie D. Glasco

Bobbie D. Glasco, 95, of Cobden, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, at The Voyage in Marion. 

She was born on Oct. 5, 1927, in Carbondale, the daughter of Clifford D. and Verla R. Addison Foster. 

She married Troy E. Glasco on June 10, 1945, in Carbondale. He preceded her in death on July 13, 2017.

She is survived by her son, Larry (Judy) Glasco of Metropolis; daughters Gloria Williams of Cobden and Marilyn (Mike) Ferguson of Robinson; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a sister-in-law, Stella Glasco of Cobden; one niece; other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Troy Glasco; one grandson; two sisters, Cora Elizabeth Foster and Wilma Jeanette Coleman; two sons-in-law; and two nephews. 

She was a faithful member of the United Missionary Baptist Church for many years. She retired from Southern Illinois University, where she worked as an executive secretary in various departments. She enjoyed attending church, reading her Bible and painting. 

Funeral services will be at noon Saturday, Nov, 19, at the United Missionary Baptist Church, with Dr. Bob Dickerson and Pastor David Williams officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Murphysboro. 

Friends may visit from 10 a.m. and until the service hour at noon Saturday, Nov. 19, at United Missionary Baptist Church. 

Memorials can be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or to the United Missionary Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the church and at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden is in charge of arrangements.

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