Glenna Black WB4BTC / SK

Glenna Rose Burke Black (WB4BTC), 86, of Athens, passed away Saturday evening, April 12, 2014, at a local health care facility.

A daughter of the late Elmer and Nora Knox Burke, she was a native and lifelong resident of McMinn County and attended First Baptist Church of Etowah. She and her husband owned and operated Spurlock Fire Alarms for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Black, who passed away in July 2013; and sister, Hazel Clark.
She is survived by her brother, Jimmy Burke and wife, Dodie, of Riceville; granddaughter, Robin Garrett and husband, Tony, of Madisonville; great-grandson, Blake Garrett, of Madisonville; daughter-in-law, Helen Black of Athens; and sister-in-law, Carolyn Morgan and husband, Emmett, of Athens. Two nieces, one nephew and other extended family members and friends also survive.

The family will hold private services at a later date.
We invite you to visit the Black family guest book and send a message of comfort to

Serenity Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Etowah is in charge of arrangements.