Helen Glasscock Death, Obituary – Helen Pruett Glasscock, who had reached the age of 88 when she died away on Saturday, January 14, 2023, was a member of the Glasscock family. She was born on December 16th, 1934, and her parents were Tom Watson and Clara Federer Pruett. Her birthday was also December 16th.
Her parents, Frances Williams and Betty Couey, and her brother, Carl Pruett, all went away before she did. She was the last surviving member of her family. In her family, she is the only child that has ever been born.
Helen was a kind and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, and her family treasures the time they were able to spend together remembering her. She is survived by her husband of six decades, Kenneth Glasscock; three daughters, Debra Kreps, Mary (David) Mayo, and Melanie Glasscock; six grandchildren, Maria Faulkner, Daniel Kreps, Thomas (Lauren) Kreps, Benjamin (Jena) Mayo, William (Jessica) Mayo, and Sarah (Nathan) Harris; twelve great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and one great great great grandchild; and one great great great great She is also survived by her two brothers, Cecil Pruett and Chester Pruett, both of whom are married to one of her sister’s spouses: Myrna and June respectively.
In the fall of 1966, Helen began her career as a teacher in the English department of St. Bernard College. She remained with St. Bernard Preparatory School until she retired in May of 2019, at which point she moved on to other endeavors. She was a devoted teacher who not only loved and cared for her students, but also inspired them to do the very best that they were capable of doing in their academic work.
The family will receive guests at the Moss Service Funeral Home on the evening of Monday, January 16, 2023, commencing at 6:00 P.M. and lasting until 8:00 P.M. On Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 11:00 AM, the chapel of Moss Ceremony Funeral Home will play host to a memorial service in Mrs. Glasscock’s honor. The service will be performed in her honor to commemorate her life. Her burial will take place at the cemetery of Oak Level Baptist Church shortly after the service is finished.
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