Drum Funeral Home - Conover

509 First Ave South, Conover, NC


Glenda Frances (Setzer) Yount

June 2, 1947March 5, 2020

PLEASE NOTE: The correct time for the funeral service is Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. not 3:00 P.M as indicated on the obituary previously

Glenda Setzer Yount, age 72, of Newton, NC, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at her residence. Glenda was born on June 2, 1947, in Newton to the late Glenn Long (“Doc”) Setzer and Martha Frances Setzer.

Glenda was a beloved daughter, mother, grandmother, and friend. She worked in banking for more than 30 years, and was a member of Beth Eden Lutheran Church in Newton. Glenda loved music, dancing, and fun of all kinds with friends she held close to her heart. She was a fiercely loyal friend, generous and kind, passionate and tenacious. Above all, Glenda loved her family. She was a devoted daughter to her late parents, and she cherished her daughter and loved her grandchildren beyond words. All who were loved by Glenda were blessed with a great gift.

She is survived by her daughter April Nicole Williams (née Yount), son-in-law Jonathan Derrick Williams, and two grandchildren, Seth Glenn Williams and Cora Elizabeth Williams, all of Saxapahaw, NC, as well as her dear friends, Jackie and Marty Huffman of Newton, NC, Megan Huffman Robertson of Lincolnton, NC, Judy Garner of Trinity, NC, Judy Travis of Hickory, NC, Sarah Henchey of Chapel Hill, NC, and her many friends at Piedmont Health SeniorCare (PACE) of Burlington, NC.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at Beth Eden Lutheran Church in Newton with the Rev. Marcus Ollis officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mark’s Lutheran Cemetery in Claremont.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Beth Eden Lutheran Church, 400 N. Main Ave., Newton, NC 28658.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.drumfh-conover.com.

The family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Conover, NC.


  • Receiving of Friends Saturday, March 14, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 14, 2020


Glenda Frances (Setzer) Yount

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Diane Halper

March 13, 2020

Dear April, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. She and I had such great times as we grew up just a few houses apart on 20th Street from first grade through high school. I will always cherish these memories. Sincerely, Diane (Dee) Workman Halper