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Glennis Sue Slusher Dick

Glennis Sue Slusher Dick, 76, of Montpelier, IN, and with family in Warren, IN, died Thursday, July 29, 2021, at her home.

Mrs. Dick was a 1962 graduate of Jackson Center High School. She then attended Taylor University and graduated with a bachelor’s and Master of Arts from Ball State University. She began her teaching career at Southern Wells Jr./Sr. High School as the very first physical education/business teacher at the school in the fall of 1966. During her 20th year, she returned to Ball State for two more degrees and ended her 27 years at Southern Wells as the elementary principal. She was involved with 4-H, Wells County Foundation, LIGHT, Master Gardeners and held many positions with the Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church. She was also the author of “Legacy of Learning,” a history of the schools in Jackson Township.

She was born on Aug. 29, 1944, in Jackson Township, Wells County, to Glen L. and Violet Banter Slusher. She married James I. Dick on Sept. 5, 1964. He survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Gregory S. Dick, of Bluffton, and Christopher J. (Debra) Dick, of Richardson, TX; siblings, Verlis (Lois) Slusher, of Montpelier, Corliss Slusher, of  Bluffton, and Lennis (Michael) Ternet, of Warren; a brother-in-law, Thomas H. (Sue) Dick, of Liberty Center; and twin grandchildren, Naomi R. Dick and Nathaniel T. Dick, of Richardson, TX.

Calling will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, from 3 to 8 p.m., at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, 109 W. Windsor St., Montpelier.

A funeral service will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, at 2 p.m., at Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church, 8013W-1100S, Montpelier, with calling to start at noon. Rev. Phil Freel will officiate.

Interment will follow in the Asbury Cemetery at the church.

Memorials may be made to Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church or Wells County Foundation, 222 W. Market St., Bluffton, IN 46714.           

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