Glenda Morrison Pewitt, age 71 of Cottage Grove, TN, died Sunday, May 10, 2020, at Regional One Health Extended Care Hospital in Memphis, TN.
She retired after many years in education as a librarian, teaching at both Henry & Puryear Elementary schools in Henry County. Glenda loved reading, music, conversation and collected many books over her lifetime. She was a Christian who loved life and enjoyed meeting people. She loved spoiling her grandchildren and spending time with her family. Glenda was a member of the National Education Association.
Glenda was born July 22, 1948, in Whiteville, TN, to the late Mallard “Slim” Morrison and the late Mary Lott Morrison.
She is survived by her daughter, Jenny (Mike) Underwood of Buchanan, TN; her son, Jason Thompson of Cottage Grove, TN; one sister, Brenda Medlock of Paris, TN; two grandchildren, Justin (Kaylyn) Bowden of Cottage Grove, TN, and Jordan Bowden of Buchanan, TN; two great grandchildren, Evelyn Bowden and Ashlyn Bowden; and three nieces.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap Street, P.O. Box 788, Paris, TN 38242. The body is to be cremated. A celebration of life visitation will be Saturday, July 18, 2020, from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 2:00 pm at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Roger Hollingsworth officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Hillview Community Living Center, 897 Evergreen Street, Dresden, TN 38225 in memory of Glenda Pewitt.