Glenna Clark

July 19, 1928May 14, 2017

Glenna Clark, age 88 of Albion, IL passed from this life to the next on May 14, 2017 in Olney, IL.

Glenna was born in Olney on July 19, 1928 to Glenn and Blanche (Brooks) Luthe. On December 19, 1945 she married Warren Clark in Olney and he passed away on February 23, 2014. Glenna and Warren raised two boys as if they were their own, Chris Murphy and Jim Murphy. Glenna was a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Olney. Her personal interests were varied and included everything from being a self-taught tailor, who fashioned and sewed many of her own clothes, to loving animals. She always dreamed of being “God’s Zookeeper” in Heaven, if such a job existed! She was especially interested in birds. Glenna also was a fantastic cook and she loved to garden. She was also known to be a ruthless Chinese checker player! She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and four siblings: Teddy Jr., John, Iris and Elizabeth. Along with Chris (and wife, Nellie Schafer Murphy) and Jim (and wife Vickie Lomas Murphy), she is survived by three sisters: Anna Mae Coulter of Clay City, IL, Rowena Burcham of Carlinville, IL and Carolyn Mitchell of Mattoon, IL. Also surviving are six brothers: Schylar of Roosevelt UT, Ronald of Joliet, IL, Donald of Charleston, IL, Larry Murphy of Davison, MI, And Edwin of Mattoon, IL.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 18th from 11:00AM to 1:00PM, followed by a funeral at 1:00PM at Ingram Funeral Home in Albion. Cremation rites will be accorded following the funeral.

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  • Visitation Thursday, May 18, 2017
  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 18, 2017


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May 17, 2017

I only Knew Glenna a short time while she was at Rest Haven. I enjoyed speaking with her and she enjoyed my curly hair. I will miss seeing her there. May God give each of you comfort. Janet Pettigrew

louella kortge

May 17, 2017

her picture is how I always remembered her when working with her,always cheerful and such a blessing to be around,she as you know a wonderful person and know you have a lot of cherished memories,prayers for your loss

Neva Wyatt Walden

May 17, 2017

My Mother, Betty Jennings Wyatt, was a cousin to the Murphy children. I am expressing my Prayers for Peace for the family. Will miss my visits with Glenna.


May 17, 2017

She always doing something for some one. I remember walking past her home when she lived on Locust St. In West Salem, she always had yime to talk and she had a smile for you. Will miss her smile Deepest Sympathy to you all for your loss of a wonderful lady. GLENNA and QUINN HUNLEY

May 17, 2017

May God's loving kindness and comfort help you and your family through this very sad time Psalms 29:11