Whitesburg KY

Mary Passmore dies in Virginia



Mary Glenn Jenkins Passmore, 90, died April 29, in Salem, Virginia.

Born at Seco, she was a daughter of the late Arch C. and Minnie Thompson Jenkins, and the widow of John Edwin Passmore.

She was a sister of the late Genevieve Jenkins Farley, and was a sister-in-law of the late Dr. Charles Granford Passmore and Mary Farmer Passmore.

She was a past member of Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church, was graduated from Eastern State Teacher’s College. She taught typing and shorthand at Whitesburg High School from 1944 to 1946.

She was a member of Norton Presbyterian Church, Bridge Club, Lonesome Pine Country Club, and Beta Sigma Phi, and a lifetime member of the Green Thumb Garden Club and the Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs.

Surviving are a son, Jack Granford Passmore and wife, Janice; a daughter, Carol Frances Collier and husband, William; three grandchildren, Brett Daniel Collier, Emily Collier Sengenberger and husband, Peter, and William Jeffrey Collier; and two great-grandchildren, Tyler Daniel Collier and Jane Marlow Sengenberger.

Graveside services were held May 3 at Sandlick Cemetery in Whitesburg. A June memorial service at Salem Presbyterian Church in Virginia will take place in June.

Everidge Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of local arrangements.

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