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Thursday, July 1, 2021 | 1:00 P.M.
WALKER MEMORIAL PARK
611 Laney Walker Boulevard Extension | Augusta, Georgia
Reverend Ralph Peay | Ofliciating
TULIA TACKSON GLOVER was bom June 14,1923 in Slocomb, Alabama, to the late Exer and Ollie Evert Jackson, Sr. She was
the eldest of three children, Alma Jackson and Ollie Jackson, Jr both who preceded her in death, She was also the oldest living
family member of former slaves.
Julia graduated from Geneva County Training in Slocomb, Alabama and entered Alabama A&M College in Huntwilk.Mata.
She later transferred to Tuskegee Institute and graduated in 1953 with a Bachelor s degree in Home Economics. She later received
a Masters degree in Family and Community Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York in 1960.
Julia met and married the love of her life, the late William B. Glover on April 25,1947. He was aT^^8ec Institute 1948
They had two sons Alphonso J. Glover (Tuskegee Institute 1972 graduate), who preceded her in death in 2020, and Dr. Benjamin
L. Glover of Peach&Jcity, Georgia. They also had a niece, Marie Richardson, whom Julia raised as a daughter from the age of
eighteen months, and inspired and prepared her for a Road Less Traveled.
Julia was dedicated to the historic mission of Tuskegee University and was a founding member along with her husband, William,
Jof the Augusta Tuskegee Alumni Club, Augusta, Georgia. Together they attended regional and national Tuskegee Alumni meetings
throughout the United States. Julia retired from teaching Home Economics from the Richmond County Public School System in
Augusta, Georgia in 1984, where she proudly shared her love, care, and passion for excellence and innovation with students and
educators at Lucy C. Laney High School and Rupert Langford Middle School.
After retirement she was elected to the Richmond County School Board of Education. She became an advocate for minority
elementary school males who were placed in special education or forced to repeat grade levels due to systemic racism in under'
performing Richmond County elementary schools.
Tulia enioved traveling to visit her children who resided in various parts of the United States. Her love of travel began during her
summer studies at Columbia University in New York, listening to classmates travel stories and her travel quest was moved into
high-gear. She was inspired by those who had visited more than forty states. Her personal goal was to travel and visit all fifty
states. In 2006, she relocated to Atlanta, Georgia to live with her niece, Marie.
She began her extensive travels accompanying Marie to national and international libraries and book fairs scuba dive trips, and
national and international half marathon races. Her travel portfolio with Marie included destinations in all fifty States, Cana a
South America Europe, and various Caribbean Nations. She also loved the traditional form of handquilting using needle and
thread and was an active participant with the Shiloh Community Center weekly quilt meetings m Augusta, Georgia. She held
membership with the BnJwn Sugar Stitchers in Atlanta, Georgia, and created and donated quilts for foster and at-risk clulchen
at the Carrie Steele Pitts Home fri Atlanta, Georgia. Julia also created the Augusta Alumnae Delta Sigma Theta 1978 Chapter
members Quilt on exhibit in the Delta Room at the Laney Museum.
Tulia and her husband were members of the Pioneers of the Belair Hill Association in Augusta, Georgia. They built the first home
in that community, which was financed by the Pilgrim Health and Life Insurance Company an African-American company. Tins
locmnp a'c rhirintj rhat time of segregation and redlining, commercial banks in Augusta, Georgia or elsewhere m the
uStedftatpk not provit loans of any lid to people of color to build homes. Their home at 1610 Hilda Avenue, Augusta,
Georgia, established the model format or prototype for landscape and building designs that are current m that community y.
Julias today has a New Assignment in a heavenly place of peace where there is no pain or sorrow. There she will join her
husband son, Alphonso, and ottos she knew and loved, and sit at the right hand of Our Father who art m Heaven .Our terns are
transformed inmbeautiful memories and moments of wisdom and laughter with a wonderful, canng, and selfless fnend, mother,
grandmother, cousin, aunt, and so much more.
Others left to acknowledge and celebrate special personal memories are: daughters-in-law, Jeanie Patrick and Claudette Glover;
IffS M. Glover Kerry (Clarence); great-gmnddaughter. Isabel Eva Kerry; and numerous cousins, mended
family members, and friends.
We do not know the moment or the hour when we will be called to join her, but we would do well to live a life that prepares us
frfr that call. Her life experiences and passion to live well and serve others has earned her a well-deserved... rest and peace.
May God be gracious to us and bless us and make His face shine upon us... - Psalm 67.1
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Reverend Ralph Peay | Officiating
TRIBUTES AND REFLECTIONS
Family and Friends
READING OF THE OBITUARY
Reverend Ralph Peay
Reverend Ralph Peay
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A sure way for one to lift himself or herself up is by helping to lift someone else.
- Booker T. Washington
People see God every day, they just dont recognize him.
- Pearl Bailey
This life which will pass as you will see, do not take yourself too seriously.
Do not let your hearts he troubled.
You believe in God; believe also in me.
My Father's house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told
you that l am going there
to prepare a place for you?
And if l go and prepare a place for you,
1 will come back and take you to be with me
that you also may be where I am .
Family and Friends
Thanks is a small word that has such a grand meaning. Your calls, prayers, flowers,
thoughts of kindness, and gracious deeds come from a spirit of generosity that
comforts and elevates us all. We are grateful on purpose and appreciate that you
cared and embraced us and traveled to be with us in this time as we grieve and
celebrate the life and transition of someone so loved and so special. We ofici specia
thanks to the Augusta Tuskegee University Alumni Club for their outpouring ot love
and support. Thank you for caring and sharing.
- The Family of Julia Jackson Glover
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