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Deborah DuPont Glenn

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Deborah DuPont Glenn, 56, of West Palm Beach, FL died Wednesday, August 24, 2011 in West Palm Beach. Services were held Monday, August 29, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Pleasant Heights Missionary Baptist Church in Riveria Beach, FL.  Burial was at Glenwood Cemetery in Riveria Beach. Visitation was Sunday, August 28, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Pleasant Heights Missionary Baptist Church, also in Riveria Beach. Shuler's Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Deborah was born January 11, 1956 in Chicago, IL. to the late Horace DuPont and Delia Armstead DuPont. The family returned to Quincy when Deborah was a child where she became a member of New Bethel A.M.E. Church. She attended the Gadsden County public schools, graduating in the James A. Shanks High School Class of 1973. She graduated from Florida A&M University in 1977 with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught at Gretna Elementary School for 2 years before moving to Palm Beach County where she taught for 33 years at Jerry Thomas Elementary School in Jupiter, FL. She was known for her innovative techniques and inspired her students to embrace education. She joined Pleasant Heights Missionary Baptist Church in Riveria Beach where she served dutifully as a member of the choir and the usher board until her death. Deborah was a member of the Eastern Star, Florida A&M University Alumni Association and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She loved FAMU football and the Marching 100.Survivors include her daughter, Kenya Glenn Jenkins of West Palm Beach; mother, Delia Armstead DuPont of Quincy; brother, Stanley DuPont (Sandra) of Quincy; sisters, Jacqueline DuPont and Kimberly DuPont of West Palm Beach and Valarie DuPont of Tallahassee; grandchildren, Kiya and Jalen Jenkins of West Palm Beach; adopted daughters, Anita Thomas of Tallahassee and Renee W. DuPont of West Palm Beach; uncles, Sterling (Joan) DuPont of Quincy, FL; Wallace (Mary Ann) DuPont of West Palm Beach and Carl F. (Maxine) DuPont of West Palm Beach. Aunts, Thelma Wills of Quincy; Mildred DuPont Burnett of West Palm Beach; Bernice DuPont Black (Edwin) of Quincy and Alice DuPont of Quincy. Deborah's love and memory will be carried on by her nieces, nephews, cousins, Godchildren and friends.