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Mother of five children Glenna V. Gregg was born May 24, 1930, in Stettler, Alberta, Canada, the sixth of eight children born to Dewey and Alice Lillian Cash.
Glenna passed away on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at her rural home in Ava, following a lengthy bout with brain cancer.
She was the mother of five children which she raised by herself following the death of her first husband, A.F. Lowe, in 1967 in Douglas, Alaska. Later she moved to Anchorage, Alaska, where she married Harry D. Case in 1973. Harry was a construction superintendent for Baugh Construction.
Harry and Glenna moved to Red Bluff, Calif., in 1986 following his retirement to a life filled with their many hobbies. Harry passed away in 1993 after a long history of heart problems, leaving her with an English walnut orchard of more than 450 trees which she maintained by herself.
In 2000, she married Charles (Chuck) Gregg, a longtime friend from Alaska. Chuck and Glenna then moved to Ava where he had owned a farm for a number of years.
Glenna is survived by her husband, Charles, of Ava; and by her five children, daughters, Landa Baily, Ginny Barnes, and Fryth Huggins, and sons Archie and Roderick Lowe, as well as 11 grandchildren.
She will be long remembered for her kindness and consideration of small children amongst her church family, especially at Christmas time.
A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20, at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Nixa.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society in her name. Interment of her ashes will be in Kent, Wash., in early spring 2007.