Glodene H. Anders age 91 passed away peacefully September 21, 2019 at Villa Rancho Bernardo Care Center in San Diego.
Glodene was born on August 1, 1928 in Stonewall, Texas and during her childhood moved to Los Angeles, Ca. where she graduated in 1945 from Belmont High School and soon after moved to San Diego. Glodene was a San Diego resident for over 70 years and beginning in 1952, she resided on South 42nd St. and lived there for over 60 years. She shared her life with her husband of 40 years, Quincy Anders who was called home in 2001.
Glodene was energetic and always kept herself busy with family and friends, church, and work. She was employed for over 60 yeas as an Avon sales representative and she was a long time member of the Avon Presidents Club for consistently having the highest sales in her district.
In her 40s Glodene decided to return to school and she attended UCSD where she earned her Masters degree in education. She retired from the San Diego Unified School District where she worked as a Special Education teacher at Rowan Elementary for over 20 years.
Glodene was an active member of Philips Temple CME Church for more than 65 years. She served as Lay Minister president for many years. She was a Sunday school teacher as well as part of the Missionary and Evangelism Ministry. She served as secretary of the official board and was a CME district delegate for the conference and annual sessions. She also served on the Board of Christian Education.
Glodene truly lived life to the fullest and she was always willing to lend a helping hand. She was preceded in death by three of her children and one grandson; Belinda Anders, Ellen Alton-Young, Daryl Wallace and Demetrius E Wallace. Her children Paulette Johnson, Tanya Anders, Tyrone Anders and her grandchildren Alexandria Leibowitz, Rezalia Watson, Tasha Anders, Ericka Snowden and Mecca Anders-Jordan and several other grandchildren as well as her great and great-great grand children survive her.
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