Mrs. Glenda Annette Gillette, 81, of Woodbine went into the arms of Jesus on the afternoon of Saturday, May 9, 2020, at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.
Mrs. Gillette was born on March 22, 1939, in Chattahoochee, Florida, to the late Malcolm and Katherine Rentz. Mrs. Gillette was a devoted follower of Jesus. She loved her family and friends so well and truly enjoyed spending time with people. She was a former science teacher, but in her spare time she enjoyed shrimping, painting, sewing and crafting with shells she found on Cumberland Island. Mrs. Gillette will be missed by everyone who knew and loved her.
Mrs. Gillette is survived by her beloved husband, Martin Gillette Sr., of Woodbine; her sons, Marty (Becky) Gillette and Tony (Sheli) Gillette; her grandchildren, who knew her as Granny Raccoon, Kelly (Edd) Gillette Holland, Jen Gillette, Austin (Jessica) Gillette and Monica Gillette; and her great-grandchildren, Evelyn Gillette, Iyla Holland, Cora Holland and Viola Holland.
Besides her parents, Mrs. Gillette also joins her sister, Anne Middleton, in Heaven.
Funeral services for Mrs. Gillette will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, at the Kingsland First Baptist Church with Pastors Brian Parker and Vernon Dillingham presiding. Interment will follow at Lawnwood Cemetery in Kingsland. The Sonshine Sunday School Class will serve as the honorary pallbearers.
Coastal Camden Funeral Home in Kingsland is entrusted with Mrs. Gillette’s arrangements.