Medon, TN: Glenda Jean King Holder, 81, went to be with her heavenly family September 30, 2023, at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.
Glenda Jean was born April 16, 1942, and was reared in the Deanburg Community. She was the daughter of the late Clyde Edward and Mary Opel Hearn King. She was a graduate of Chester County High School.
Jena married her High School sweetheart Joe Edward Holder in 1960 and they made their home in Henderson, TN, until their children graduated High School. They moved to Jackson in 1986 and eventually settled in the Medon Community.
Jean was a homemaker taking care of her two children, the late Sherry Renee Holder Hunt and Tim Alan Holder. She was a great cook, enjoyed the beach and the mountains, and loved her grandchildren.
She was a member at Bethel Baptist Church.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Joe E. Holder and her son, Tim (Alicia) Holder; three grandchildren, Colton Tyler Hunt, Bayley (Hunter) Madison Holder Smith, and Britney (Peyton) Hanna Holder Lynch and son-in-law, James Steve Hunt.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, a brother, Walter Lee King, and sister, Opal June Taylor.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday October 4, 2023, at Shackelford Funeral Directors – East Main Chapel. Burial will follow at Bethel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue Chapel on Tuesday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Shackelford Funeral Directors