Glendon Nicholas  Hathaway

Glendon Nicholas Hathaway

Glendon Nicholas Hathaway, 79, Palmyra, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra.

Glendon was born Jan. 3, 1940, in Frankford, Mo., to Leo and Gladys Hecht. At the age of seven, he became the son of David and Mary Hathaway by adoption. He was married to Wilma Guntz on Aug. 14, 1965, in Spring City, Pa. She survives.

Other survivors include two daughters, Reta (Kent) Richmond, Maywood, Mo.; and Laura (Tim) Plunk, Quincy, Ill.; four grandchildren, Dagan and Daxton Hibbard, Quincy; and Hope and Kaden Conners, Maywood; step-grandchildren, Tanner and Taylor Plunk and Tisha and Tessa Richmond; four sisters, Imogene Miller, Morton, Ill.; Doris (Bob) Calvert Lillard; Joyce Russell, Burlington, Iowa; and Dorothy (Francis) Foubester, Hannibal, Mo.; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Glendon was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Colleen Hecht; and a brother, Amos Hathaway.

Glendon graduated from Iowa Mennonite High School in Kalona, Iowa in 1959.

Professionally he was employed by Mears IGA and C&R Supermarket in Palmyra until his retirement. 

He was a loving and caring husband, Dad, and PaPa. He loved his family and the time he spent with them.

Glendon was a member of the Pea Ridge Community Church in rural Palmyra.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 2, at Pea Ridge Community Church. Pastor Scott Montgomery will officiate. Burial will be in the Pea Ridge Community Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, March 1, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra.

Pallbearers will be Kent Richmond, Tim Plunk, Dagen Hibbard, Daxton Hibbard, Raymond Hathaway and Danny Christy.

Honorary pallbearer will be Kaden Conners.

Memorials may be made to Pea Ridge Community Church and/or Maple Lawn Activity Fund.

Online condolences may be made and video tribute may be viewed at

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