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Glenna Alice (Spencer) Udre (1913 - 2013)

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Glenna Alice Udre formerly Spencer
Born in Payson, Adams, Illinois, United Statesmap
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Troy, Lincoln, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 31 Jan 2020 | Created 27 Jan 2020 | Last significant change: 31 Jan 2020
06:16: Edward Trever edited the Biography for Glenna Alice (Spencer) Udre (1913-2013). (Adding sources.) [Thank Edward for this]
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Glenna was born in 1913. She was the daughter of Glenn Spencer and Esther Abbott.

Glenna attended Washington University, St. Louis University and graduated from the University of Illinois. She was a lifelong member of the Presbyterian Church.[1]

Glenna taught school for twenty years.[2]

Glenna was active in philanthropy for her community. She purchased two lots in the historic district after a devastating fire and donated it to the City of Troy. "Glenna endowed the restoration and preservation of the grounds known as Glenna's Garden," as well as high school scholarships. "She gave the lead gift to establish the Head Start and Reading Buddies Program at the Troy Schools."[3]

Glenna was a recipient of many awards for community service: Troy Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year, Troy Community Betterment Association Award, Lincoln County Historical Society Heritage Award, Missouri Governor's Adult Leadership Award to Community Service., and the Missouri Extension Council's Honor Roll.[4]

She served numerous roles on local boards and in various community entities.

She passed away in 2013.


  2. Genealogical Sketches of The Spencers of Payson: Their Ancestors and Descendants, Vol. II compiled by Janet and Ida Longbotham 1989


Thank you to Edward Trever for creating WikiTree profile Spencer-20130 through manual input on 27 Jan 2020. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Ed and others.

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