Obituary: Glenna Eileen Shingleton

Glenna Shingleton
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Updated: Jun. 4, 2021 at 4:18 PM EDT
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Glenna Eileen  Shingleton, 83, of Washington WV, passed away June 3, 2021 at her home.

Glenna was born on September 21, 1937 in Washington Bottom, WV. Glenna was the youngest of four children born to her parents, Pearl Bently Farra and Audra E. Fox Farra Courtney.

A 1955 PHS Grad and formerly employed with O Ames Co., Glenna retired in 1995 after twenty eight plus years service with Marbon/Borg Warner Chemicals and Information Alliance.  She treasured many happy memories of her ‘growing up years’ with her mother’s Kruger Family, Family dinners and living on the Courtney farm in Lubeck.  Glenna loved being out of doors, photography, depression era collectibles and researching her Farra and Fox Genealogies.

Glenna is survived by her husband Carroll, son Tim of Parkersburg, sister-in-law Bonnie Gorrell Farra of Lubeck; nephews Mark Farra and Sandy, Bruce and Karen Farra, Steven and Angie Farra, all of Parkersburg. Great nephews and nieces, Tyler (Crystal) Farra, Emilee Farra, Pamela (Tim) Cooper, Sam Farra and many cousins.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Wanda “Peg” Farra Aquino and Delores Farra; brother Carlton Farra; and step-father, W H (Bill) Courtney.

Glenna loved animals and memorial contributions can be made to the Humane Society of Parkersburg, 530 29th St., Parkersburg, WV 26101.

The family will be having private services. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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