Patricia Ruth Brendle Glomb
ATLANTA, Georgia — Patricia was born at home, in western Haywood County, on her family’s farm Sept. 14, and passed away Aug. 26, 2014. Patricia loved travel, literature, her family and friends. She thrived on her work as a high school British literature teacher for several decades and loved, and was loved by, her students, who continued to contact her years after their graduations.
Her British television comedies will miss her viewership, especially “As Time Goes By.” She has lived and worked in Columbus, Houston, Chattanooga, Los Angeles, and, most recently, Atlanta. She was a lifelong Episcopalian and is a member of the Cathedral of St. Philip in Buckhead, where her funeral will be held, at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2.
Patricia was preceded in death by her husband of 24 years, William Otto Glomb; her parents, Maryland Lee Muse and James Newton Brendle, of Waynesville; and her brother, “Buddy.”
Patricia is survived by her son, William Brendle Glomb, and daughter-in-law, Teresa; and daughter, Patricia Nicole Glomb Shelton, and son-in-law, Clinton Shelton. She is also survived by granddaughters, Elizabeth Aubrey Glomb Hill, Alexandra Christine Glomb, Victoria Catherine Glomb; and grandsons, James Patrick Brendle Glomb, William Randolph Shelton, and Hudson Berry Shelton; sisters, Betty Caroline Brendle Greene and Mary Elizabeth Brendle Baugher and by her brother-in-law, J.D. Greene, also from Waynesville.
A graveside memorial for all family and friends will be held at noon Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Brendle Cemetery on Piney Mountain Road, Waynesville.