September 19, 1941 ~ May 20, 2020

Born in: Wise, VA
Resided in: Pendleton, IN

Glenda Faye (Cowden) Wilson, age 78 of Pendleton, passed away on May 20, 2020, after a long, brave battle with Parkinson’s Disease.


Glenda attended Anderson High Shool after moving to Anderson from Wise, Virginia in 1955. She was introduced to her loving husband James (Jim) by her brother, Robert Wayne. Jim and Glenda would have celebrated their 61st anniversary on July 18, 2020. Jim is already missing her so terribly. He described her as the sweetest, most loving woman ever.


Glenda is survived by husband Jim, of Pendleton; Son Greg (Sheila) Wilson; daughter Robin (Andy) Klise; grandchildren Stephanie (Sam) Dumas, Sarah (Nick) Cox, Josh (Janae) Wilson, and Katlyn Crisler; great-grandchildren Logan, Graham , and Nora. Glenda is also survived by brother Robert (Katherine) Cowden.


Glenda was preceded in death by her parents, Robert L. and Flossie M. (Graham) Cowden, beloved sisters-in-law Elaine and Carol, and much loved daughter-in-law Mary.


Cremation will take place at Legacy Cremation and Funeral Services. Due to current Covid restrictions, a memorial service with family and friends will take place at a later date to be determined.

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  1. Prayers for you and your family. Losing a parent is so hard. Cherish the memories and good times you had and remember she will always be in your heart..

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