Mrs. Glenda Faye Smart Westmoreland, age 74, of Silver Creek, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017, at her residence.
Mrs. Westmoreland was born in Cherokee County, AL on February 20, 1943, daughter of the late Bernard Duel “B.D.” Smart and the late Myrtle Lee Poole Smart. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joe Van Westmoreland, Sr. Glenda graduated from Pepperell High School in Lindale and the Roffler Moler Barber College in Atlanta. Following graduation from Barber College, she trained under Alfred Robinson at The Greystone Barber Shop in Rome and eventually purchased the business from him. She then, being the first female barber in Floyd County, owned and operated The Greystone Barber Shop on Broad Street for over 47 years. Mrs. Westmoreland was a member of Hollywood Baptist Church.
Survivors include 2 daughters, Meredith “Sassy” Barron, and her husband, Tommy, Rome, and Letitia Chapman, Rome; a son, Joe Van Westmoreland, Jr., and his wife, Cyndi, Kingston; 3 grandchildren, Dylan Joe Ingle, Rome, Tyler Jackson Autry, Ft. Campbell, KY, and Benjamin Hugh Chapman, Jr., Rome; a great grandchild, Max Heida, Rome; 2 brothers, Benny Smart, and his wife, Eunice, Lindale, and Steve Smart, Rome; nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 2 pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Joey Motes officiating. Interment will follow in Bethel Cemetery, Forney, AL.
The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Tuesday from 12 noon until 1:45 pm. At other hours, they may be contacted at their respective residences.
Pallbearers are requested to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, on Tuesday at 1:30 pm and include: Tim Moon, Wyatt Bramlette, Gary Evans, Dylan Ingle, Tommy Barron, and Barry Ray Stephens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Heyman HospiceCare at Floyd, P.O. Box 163, Rome, GA 30162-0163.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, has charge of the funeral arrangements.