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Ethel Alston Glasgow, aged 92, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, January 7.  


She was born and raised in Hollister, NC.  

In addition to helping manage the family farm, Ms. Glasgow was employed as a seamstress at Cash and Carry Cleaners in Weldon, and then worked at Halifax Regional Medical center as a Nurse until her retirement in 2002.  

Mrs. Glasgow was known for her devotion to her family, her talent for feeding as any people as showed up on her doorstep, and her ability to nurture everyone she met.   

She is survived by two sisters, Dorothy Davidson of Halifax, and Nancy Lee Melton (J.D.) of Creswell; three daughters, Robin Maxwell (Dwight) of Liberty, Pam Waters (Rick) of Marietta, GA, and Charlotte Wallace (Tommy) of Halifax; seven grandchildren, Barbara Lingle (Matt), Jamie Atkins, Forrest Waters (Jessica), Bradley Smith (Smitha), Leanne Crawford (Tyler), Nicki Smith-Guzman (David), and Phillip Smith; eight great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Pete” Glasgow, daughter Sandy Glasgow of Goldsboro, sisters Marjorie Johnston, Leatha Glasgow, brother Boyce Alston, and mother Myra Alston of Halifax.   

The funeral service for Mrs. Glasgow will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, January 14, in the chapel of Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service.  

Interment will follow in Crestview Memorial Cemetery.  

Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Monday from 12 noon until 1:30 pm.

Online condolences may be left at hockadayfs.com.

Arrangements are under the care of Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service.