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Glemerine Henry Browning Kountz

April 17, 1919 — January 4, 2021

Glemerine Henry Browning Kountz on April 17, 1919, in Strong, Arkansas. She was one of thirteen children born to Owen and Roberta Henry.

She accepted Christ as her savior at an early age and remained faithful to her calling. Growing up Glemerine was always a caring person. Throughout her life, she made numerous friends that became lifelong friends.
She married Roosevelt Browning and after his death, she found love again and later married James Kountz.

Throughout her life, she has served others. As her mother’s health began to fail, she sacrificed her job and other duties to nurture her mother until she passed. Glemerine was a proud and caring mother of her daughter, Lesia, and loved to hear her sing and play the piano. She was a fine seamstress, a decorator, and a woman who took pride in her work. An example could be seen during the Christmas holidays with her elaborate and beautiful decorations.

When others need assistance, they could always count on her to lend a helping hand. She was always a giving person and never selfish or withholding of her time, her talent, her money, her prayers, and mostly her love. She loved the holiday season and Christmas was her favorite holiday. Every Christmas she would always try to give all of her relatives a gift.

During the summers her home was filled with several of her teenage nieces. This break allowed them to work save money for school or college. Her doors were always open to give a helping hand and never declined someone in need. There were no boundaries in her love for others. This was a splendid example of what God would expect from his flock.

She united with Greater St. Paul Baptist Church in Hot Springs where she voiced her opinions on different matters. Members from the congregation were loving and displayed their love for her by visiting her in the nursing home on numerous occasions. During her vibrant days, she demonstrated certain talents in the church such as singing in the choir, director of the Sunshine Band, secretary of General Mission, secretary of the Deaconess Board, supervisor of the Junior Choir, member of the Decorating Committee, and member of the Circle Number One Mission.

As stated above, she had such a caring church family and caring, faithful friends including, Mrs. Lillie May Burns who was dear to her heart. Glemerine later moved to Arkadelphia and found a new home at Twin Rivers Health and Rehab. Being a prayer warrior, she could be seen and heard praying with other residents and even the staff. Her sweet spirit was like a magnet that drew the staff and administrators to her. She loved them all and often wished that she could give everyone something for being so helpful and patient with her.

On Monday, January 4, 2021, in her 101 seasons of life she gracefully surrendered her soul. She was preceded in death by her husbands, her parents, one sister, and seven brothers.

Her memory will linger in the hearts of beloved daughter, Lesia Browning of Shreveport, LA; two brothers, James Murphy Henry of Gurdon, AR and Abraham Henry of Flint, MI. She also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Walk through visitation will be from 2:00 p.m until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 15, 2021, at the funeral home. A service to commemorate her life will be held graveside at Rose Hedge Cemetery in Gurdon on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Kenneth Gulley, the pastor of Greater St. Paul Baptist Church.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Public Visitation

Friday, January 15, 2021

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Williams Funeral Home - At the Manse

1626 Logan St, Arkadelphia, AR 71923

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Graveside Service

Saturday, January 16, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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