Dorothy Helen Glassburn, 99, formerly of Wabash, died at 9:15 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester. She was born July 29, 1922, in Peru, to Tom and Stella (Kelly) Barlow.
Dorothy was a 1940 graduate of Linlawn High School, and a graduate of Marion Beauty College. She first married Russell Barnett and he preceded her in death. She then married Thurman Glassburn Jan. 3, 1983; he died in March 2021. Dorothy owned and operated Dorothy’s Beauty Salon in Wabash, 33 years, and also managed LaBoutique Beauty Salon. She was a member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church in Huntington. She was a former member of the Woman’s Clubhouse Association and a longtime member of the Wabash Women’s Bowling League. Dorothy lived in Huntington several years and at Peabody Retirement Community the past 5 years.
She is survived by two children, Phillip L. (Judy) Barnett of Naperville, Ill.; and Sharon (Dewayne) Anderson of Huntington; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her parents, seven brothers and three sisters.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 21, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 10-11 am Saturday, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is Woman’s Clubhouse Association.