Glenda Jean Carpenter

Published 4:42 pm Tuesday, June 2, 2015



Mrs. Glenda Jean Carpenter (née Adcox) died peacefully in her home on May 31, 2015 in Picayune, Mississippi at the age of 72.

Glenda is survived by her husband, Charles; children, Regina and David Zinzer of Centreville, VA, Danielle and Rodney Lyle of Picayune, MS, and Melissa and Mickey Jarrell of Picayune, MS; eleven grandchildren, Heidi (Steve), Nicholas, Nathan (Darlene), Megan (Glen), Phillip, Taylor, Haley, Heather, Caleb, Ashlyn, and Olivia; six great grandchildren, Dallas, Emma, Addisyn, Nolan, Rylee, and Elijah; siblings, Hugh E. (Bobbie) Adcox of Brandon, MS, Gayle (Allen) Hill of Laurel, MS; sister in-laws, Nell Adcox, and Janelle Howell, and a host of nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Mabel and Hulon Adcox; son, Charles “Phillip” Carpenter; siblings, Erlene Cooley, Bobby Adcox, Garland Adcox, and Kenny Adcox.

Glenda was born on June 21, 1942 in Picayune, MS to Mabel and Hulon Adcox. She was a long time employee of Sunflower. She was also a loving mother, grandmother, and friend.

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Visitation will be held Friday, June 5, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Picayune Funeral Home. The funeral will be held Saturday, June 6, 2015 at New Palestine Baptist Church at 10:00 a.m. with internment at New Palestine Cemetery. Bro. Allen Hill will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Glenda’s life.

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home at