Obituary: Glenda Marie Walls Floyd

Mrs. Floyd, 80, an Ocoee resident and former longtime teacher at Dillard Street Elementary School, died Friday, March 26, 2021.

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Glenda Marie Walls Floyd, age 80, of Ocoee, Florida, was born Oct. 6, 1940, in Zellwood, Florida, and passed away Friday, March 26, 2021, in Ocoee, Florida.

Glenda is preceded in death by her father and mother, Luther and Velma Walls; her youngest brother, Kenneth “Amigo” Walls; and her stepdaughter, Karen Floyd.

She is survived by her husband, Algin “Terry” Floyd; brothers, Len (Margie) Walls and Rodney (Jan) Walls; aunt, Lenora Bricker; stepchildren, Lisa (Darryl) and Kevin; grandchildren, Kayla, Kevin, Hannah and Hailey; and seven great-grandchildren; nieces, Suzie, Caroline (Buster), Brandi, Shirley (Jason), Kenna and Rachel (Joseph); nephew, Philip (Colette); great-nieces and -nephews, Hayden, Rafael, Sebastian, Arianna, Alina, Cameron, Emma, Addison, Raegan, Quinn, Gage and Jude.

Glenda grew up in Ocoee and was a 1958 graduate of Lakeview High School in Winter Garden, Florida. Following high school, Glenda attended Lee College in Cleveland, Tennessee, later moving on to Florida State University, where she obtained her bachelor’s degree. She continued her education at Florida Technical University, obtaining her master’s degree in elementary education.

After college, Glenda was a teacher at Dillard Street Elementary School for 30 years before she retired in 1996.

Glenda was a devout Christian and a proud member of her church for more than 40 years. Her years of service at her church included teaching Sunday School, leading women’s ministries, and playing the piano and organ for the church’s worship band.

To honor Glenda, a graveside service will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery, 400 Woodlawn Cemetery Road, Gotha, Florida 34734, at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 10, 2021, immediately followed by a celebration of life at Found Life Church fellowship center, 1001 W. Plant St. Winter Garden, Florida 34787.  


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