Julius Ceasar Glass: J. C. Glass Sr. of Covington died in Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton of heart failure. Services were on Wednesday afternoon in the chapel of Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home Inc. with Dr. Mickey Carpenter officiating and Rev. Hugh Hamilton assisting. Burial was in Covington Memorial Gardens. A native of Tipton County, he was a son of Bishop and Hautia Pace Glass. A retired farmer, he served as a Tipton County road superintendent, when the first roads in the county were black-topped, and later as a road commissioner. He was a member of the Covington First United Methodist church. Mr. Glass is survived by his widow, Ruth Eubank Glass; a son, Charles E. Glass of Covington; a daughter, Martha Jo Smith of Gulf Breeze, Fl.; a brother, Orris Glass of Burlison; two sisters, Dorothy Turner of Humboldt and June Ward of Clearwater, Fl.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
March 8, 1916 – Aug. 21, 1995
[The Covington Leader, 1995]
Second Obituary for Julius Ceasar Glass
COVINGTON – J. C. Glass, 79, retired farmer and former county road superintendent, died Monday of heart failure at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton. Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Maley-Yarbrough Funeral Home with burial in Covington Memorial Gardens. He was a former county road commissioner who supervised the first blacktopping of the roads in Tipton County. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Covington. Mr. Glass, the husband of Ruth E. Glass, also leaves a daughter, Martha Jo Smith of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; a son, Charles E. Glass of Covington; two sisters, Dorothy Turner of Humboldt and June Ward of Clearwater, Fla.; a brother, Orris Glass of Burlison, four grandchildren and a great-grandson.
The family requests that any memorials be sent to First Presbyterian Church of Covington, First United Methodist Church of Covington or the American Heart Association.
[The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn., August 23, 1995]