Mr. Alexander Sommers Glover, Sr. age 92 of Menlo, GA passed away Saturday- July 18. 2020 at his residence.
Mr. Glover was born October 23, 1927 in Rome, GA to the late William Alexander Glover, Sr, and Eleanor Graham Glover. He was an elder member of Cloudland Presbyterian Church. He was a graduate of Darlington School and Auburn University. After graduation he served as a first Lieutenant in the United States Air Force based at Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta, GA. In his early years, he called square dances at the Mentone, AL Hitching Post that his family owned and operated in the 1940’s. He worked for General Electric Company in Rome, GA for 32 years as its purchasing agent. He enjoyed going to the Guntersville Yacht Club, attending art shows with his talented wife, Honey who had won several awards for her painting and photography. Alex was an avid Auburn Tigers fan. He was Scoutmaster of Troup 55 in Rome for 23 years and he lived life to the fullest enjoying the company of many friends and family. He liked to fish, hunt, going to Trade Day, and buying and selling land. He served for several years on the Chattooga County Board of Tax Equalization, and served as its Chairman. He was a member of the Berry family and his grandmother was Lila Berry, the younger sister of Martha Berry, founder of Berry College. Alex’s great-grandfather was Captain Thomas Berry (CSA) of Oak Hill in Mt. Berry, GA. He grew up on the property that is now the entrance of Berry College.
Alex was known by many names including Elec, Dad, Pawpaw, and Onion.
Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers William Alexander Glover, Jr. and Samuel Graham Glover, and a daughter Laura Glover Whitten.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Honey Turley Glover; sons, Alexander S. Glover, Jr. (Debbie) and Samuel Glover (Liz); daughter, Lynn Glover Holloway (Mark); and grandchildren, Blake Glover, Evan Holloway, Allison Holloway, Lainey Glover, and Kain Glover.
Graveside and interment services will be held at 9:00 am Tuesday- July 21 at Cloudland Presbyterian Cemetery with David Tidmore officiating. Active pallbearers will be his grandsons, Blake Glover, Evan Holloway, and Kain Glover; Eagle Scout representing Troop 55, Tim Galloway, and longtime family friends Lt Col David Allgood and Chris Brown.
There will be no visitation.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the family requests that anyone attending the service wear a mask and follow Social Distancing Guidelines as set by the CDC.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Cloudland Presbyterian Church, C/O Nancy Moorehead, 13030 Co. Rd 103 Mentone, AL 35984.
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