Glenda Joyce McNalley

Born on April 7, 1957

Departed on April 24, 2013 and resided in Nashville, TN

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McNALLEY, Glenda Joyce- Age 56, LaVergne, April 24, 2013. Preceded in death by her mother, Ruth McNalley. Survived by her father, Alfred McNalley; sister, Helen Becton; brothers, Ronald McNalley Vicki, Neil McNalley Glenda and Philip McNalley; longtime friend, Mary Gross; 8 nieces and nephews; 11 great-nieces and great-nephews; many extended family members, friends and colleagues. She attended University of TN, Knoxville. She was a veteran music industry artist manager, former co-business partner of Proper Management and well respected in her industry for her honesty, integrity and loyalty. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Compassion International, A life celebration service will be at 10am on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Visitation, Friday, 6-8pm at HARPETH HILLS FUNERAL HOME, 9090 Hwy 100, Nashville, 615 646-9292.

37 Comments to Glenda Joyce McNalley

  1. Marla Martin
    April 24, 2013 12:00 am

    Thinking of my cousins.and my uncle Al McNalley…until we all meet again…no more more sorrow…we are selfish because we love them and never wanted them to leave but we get to carry all their wondetful memories with us until…

  2. Lorelei Martin
    April 24, 2013 12:00 am

    Big hugs to our family and especially to Mary- our thoughts are w you all

    Love Lorelei & Francesca

  3. David & Susan Edwards
    April 24, 2013 12:00 am

    You were a fighter…until the very end! Your pain and suffering are now forever behind you…now you are beholding the One we all long to see…face to face. All my love forever, my precious friend! – David

  4. Lou & Wanda Edwards
    April 24, 2013 12:00 am

    Precious in the eyes of the Lord is the death of his saints. All heaven rejoices in the homecoming of our dear friend, Glenda, whom we will sorely miss. What a blessing she was.
    Her memory will linger forever.
    Lou and Wanda Edwards

  5. Rosina Santana
    April 24, 2013 12:00 am

    Not enough words to describe loss. But she is now with The Love of her life and in His Presence there is fullness of joy and pleasures for evermore.

  6. Dennis & Laura Disney
    April 24, 2013 12:00 am

    Such a tremendous privilege to have known and worked with so remarkable a lady. Her influence for the Kingdom of God will resonate for generations. As we mourn our loss and grieve with the family, we celebrate her life and her home-going.

  7. Kris Meidal
    April 24, 2013 12:00 am

    Glenda, you will be deeply missed by many, including me. You are the color commentary and detail of all the life experiences we shared, not the least of which is pushing a station wagon across the Arizona state line. Your amazing generosity and caring spirit I will carry with me always. Thank you for being part of my life.

  8. Tony Morra
    April 24, 2013 12:00 am

    I was making a major change in my life at 33 years old. An Italian Catholic New Yorker was moving to Nashville Tennessee! It was definitely a God inspired move. A lifetime of connections gone and moving to a new place with a new wife and not knowing a soul here. But there was one woman who from the day I met her took me under her wing and made me feel so excepted and loved and “at home” That was Glenda! This beautiful women was like an angel sent to guide my path and landing here. Glenda always spoke straight from the heart. One of the most honest caring and wonderful persons I have ever met. My heart is broken. But knowing that she is with the Almighty in heaven, I know she will never be in pain or suffer and heaven itself will operate more smoothly that Glenda’s there to help!! She will be missed but her legacy will live on with all those she helped with Career and with Life itself. Glenda be at peace my dear sister in Christ!!!

  9. Elyse Edwards
    April 24, 2013 12:00 am

    You were one of my heroes. I loved the passion for basketball we shared. I couldn’t connect with other people the way I did with you. You were just someone to look up to. Ultimately, if there’s one thing I learned from you, it’s that life is a gift. It’s a gift not only to the one who possesses that life, but to everyone that meets that person. Time is precious and time is vulnerable. You taught me to live for today–because tomorrow isn’t a promise and today is a gift. Our lives are not meant for our own personal gain and you exemplified this. You fought so hard for time, for life, for another breath; when, in reality, you taught us what it meant to have our own. Thank you so much for the outpouring of love that will be forever imprinted in my life. I love you.

  10. Rose Capanna
    April 24, 2013 12:00 am

    Glenda truly made a difference in my life, both personally and professionally. She was so giving. I’m going to miss our chats and her wonderful insights. Her kindness, honesty, caring, and advice meant so much to me. I am grateful that she counted me a friend.

    My deepest, sincerest condolences to all of Glenda’s family and friends.

  11. Tara Edwards
    April 24, 2013 12:00 am

    Glenda, I will miss you so very much. You were always so loving to every one around you. I always looked forward to making trips with my Dad because I knew that we would get to visit you. I will treasure all the time I got to spend with you and all the laughs that we had. You were such a blessing in my life and to so many others. My only comfort is that I know you are in a better place now and in no more pain. Your memory will live on forever in the hearts of many. Thank you for changing my life for the better…All my love forever. –Tara

  12. Craig Adams
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    Truly one of the most authentic and integral people I’ve ever known, Glenda was more than a colleague… she was a friend! Her sense of humor was unsurpassed. Her heart for artistic people was unwavering and inspiring. Heaven is richer. I will see you again, my friend!

  13. Leanne Roach
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    We are sending our love and peace to all our family, Uncle Al and all our cousins, Mary and friends. We’ll miss you Glenda, You were truly one of a kind. We can still see n hear your laugh as you lit up the room with your personality and laughter. Bob and I are having many memories of times n laughs shared together the times you lived n visited us all in TO. We’ll see you again cuz. Love you Glenda. Leanne and Bob Roach

  14. Stephanie Spurlock
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    Mary, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Glenda’s family at this sad time. Glenda was a great friend who will always be remembered for her kindness and generosity. She will live forever in our hearts.
    Love, Betty and Steph

  15. Stacey
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    She was a beautiful amazing inspiration to many! She will be missed dearly! My condolences to the family!

  16. Annie
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    I am sorry for your loss. God promises a bright future and rev. 21:4 shows that god will rid the earth of sickness and death forever, and he will bring our loved ones back from sleep soon. May god be with you.

  17. Linda Pritchard
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    Love & hugs to all of you….I am so sad….remember all the laughs Glenda was extraordinardy….her own person….and hilarious. xxoo

  18. Peggy Huestis
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    I’m saddened by this world’s loss of a person unique as Glenda! I pray for her family & friends & I look forward to seeing her again in the world beyond this one. May God grant her rest & peace from her journey on earth and unspeakable love & joy in His presence.

  19. Lee Tucker
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    My deepest sympathies to family & friends. Glenda will be missed. She always reminded me of how I need to live every moment with my mother.

  20. Kevin
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    Ms. Glenda , you were always a nice and caring person, and you always treaded me like family when i came around. God has a place waiting for you I know, but that don’t help us cause you will be missed.

    luv the Qualls Family.

  21. Chalres and Janice Rutter
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    Sending love to all of you in the loss of one vibrant lady. Because I go waaaaay back, I remember the teeth story. I was there… How many times have I used that when teaching lessons on obedience? :- Love and prayers are being sent to you today.

  22. Janine Maloney
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    I am so deeply saddened at the passing of such a vibrant lovely person. Glenda was quick to smile, had a great laugh and beautiful eyes. She always showed me great kindness, generosity, and patience. I was honored to be her friend and so grateful she was mine. May she forever rest in peace.

  23. Judy Johnson
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    Oh I will miss Glenda. I first met her when I worked at EMI Christian Music Group in TN. She was working with Norman Miller of Proper Mgt. We had the best chats when she would come in to meet with the A&R guys regarding their artists. I had the pleasure of meeting David Edwards and becoming friends and a huge fan of his music. Glenda branched out on her own and I was able to hoof she and David up who was looking for a Manager….they hit it off! From that point on it was a joke as to who I might send her way next. Unforgetable for sure. Love her much!

  24. Kit McCrary
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    I knew Glenda through the Vanderbilt Women’s Basketball games. I sat across the aisle from her and always enjoyed seeing her smiling face, even when she felt so badly. She was always pleasant and had a positive attitude. This year it will be so sad to see her empty seat. But she is in a much better place than all of us! Rest in Peace, Glenda!

  25. Donna Martin
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    I am finding it so hard to express how I feel…My dear little Glenda…Remembering our times together when she was 2 & Id bring her over to the house & fix her all up like a little princess & take her to church with Bud & I. So glad we were together for a few days last fall. She was one of a special & I loved her so much. My love goes out to all the family…Wish I could be there. I have so many wonderful memories of her.She could hardly talk but would use big words to tell me my tarts were “DELICIOUS”. She is so happy now with all the rest of the family that have preceded her. We will miss her so much. See U again Sweetheart. Donna

  26. Troyce Roe
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    What a great gal she was! Lots of memories of times together years ago. Whenever we were together there were lots of laughs … and she always looked on the positive side of life. Sincere condolences to all of the family. Love and prayers.

  27. Julie Reid
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    Glenda had a feisty, passionate, and Intentional way about going about business and life. She was the consummate professional. A dear friend and trusted advisor. Her light burned brightly.

  28. Gary and Glenda Becton
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    We are so sorry for your loss – we remember fondly our time in Port Arthur, Texas with the McNalley family, and remember Glenda as a beautiful young person – also we shared the name “Glenda”. May God be with all of you during this difficult time. Our love and prayers are with you.

  29. Cindy Foster
    April 25, 2013 12:00 am

    To Uncle Al and Family and Dear Mary my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    Love Cindy

  30. Toni Lawshea
    April 26, 2013 12:00 am

    I had the pleasure/Privilege to meet Glenda in May 2010. From the moment I met her I knew she was a very SPECIAL person. She was always there for you. It didn’t matter if it was a kind word or advice you needed! She was always very CALM and wise. Glenda; She will be missed by many. My heart goes out to her family and her long time close friend; Mary. Rest in Pease, Dear Glenda.

  31. Beverly Longmire
    April 26, 2013 12:00 am

    God blessed Use with her for a little time but I enjoy know her.

  32. Bruce Cokeroft
    April 26, 2013 12:00 am

    Though it had been many months since I last saw her, Glenda’s smile and genuine love for everyone she touched is forever etched in my heart. I will miss her. She was one-of-a-kind. My prayers are with her family. Can’t wait to see her in glory!

  33. Tom/Linda Hurt
    April 26, 2013 12:00 am

    We will always remember Glenda’s beautiful smile, her contagious laughter, and wonderful personality! She will greatly be missed! Vanderbilt’s Women’s Basketball games will never be the same!!!!!

  34. Glenn Rose
    April 27, 2013 12:00 am

    I am thinking of you this morning as you celebrate Glenda’s life. I am truly sorry for your loss.

  35. Nancy Nichols Kearnan
    April 29, 2013 12:00 am

    Our deepest condolences to the whole McNalley Family. Glenda was a lovely young woman with an infectious smile. She will be missed by many. But I know she is in a much better place. Til we meet again Glenda. The Nichols Family.

  36. Sharon Thomson
    May 1, 2013 12:00 am

    There are people who come into your life and leave a lasting imprint. Even if you don’t see them for years and years you know that you are a better person today because of their touch on your. That is Glenda….her heart, integrity, love and that beautiful smile imprinted my life. She was an incredible woman. The world’s loss and heaven’s gain!

  37. stacy Lauren Smith
    May 11, 2013 12:00 am

    Dearest all who knew glenda:

    I had no idea she passed and usually called on her birthday or sent a message but i didnt this year. I had no idea that she was ill. It shows us to treasuer everyday and do what we think of doing in the moment. I know Glenda will receive this message in teh heavens with the angels. You were one of the most special people taht ever crossed my patha nd yuo cvhanged my world and my path. You are a beautiful soul and your light will go on forever. It is because of you taht i have had so many life altering experiences. I wish i could have told you but somehow i know God is omnipotent and you will hear them. With only love to you and Mary and love to Amnon and Ruth and their beautiful children taht you introduced us to. My world was made better with having known you Glenda!!!

    with only love and gratitude for you and your specialness! Stacy