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October 11, 1954 ~ July 26, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old
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On July 26, 2023, Glenda Robinson-Howard entered into eternal rest to be with her Lord and Savior. Glenda was many things to many people. A mighty woman of God, mother, sister, co-worker, singer, songwriter, cancer survivor, crafter, encourager, prayer partner, and friend. Glenda is survived by her sons Moses Howard II and Jason Arnell Howard, daughter-in-law Shamara Allen-Howard, siblings Sandra Robinson-Elliott, Winfred Robinson, and Wanda Robinson-Buchanan. Glenda is also survived by an Aunt: Ruth Martin and a Host of Cousins, extended family and friends.
Glenda Howard was born on October 11, 1954 in Manhattan, New York City the daughter of Frederick Douglas Robinson (1929-2018) and Alfreda Gilmore-Robinson (1932-2013). During her youth she was raised in Spanish Harlem and later migrated to the borough of Queens. Glenda became an active member of Soul Saving Station where she became a choir member as well as a director of the children's choir.
Glenda attended Martin Van Buren High School where she graduated in 1972. Glenda graduated from LaGuardia Community College with an Associate's Degree in Computer Science.
On September 1974 she married Moses Howard Sr. (1952-2020) and birthed two sons Moses and Jason.
Glenda worked as an employee for U.S. Postal Service in New York City (1979-1993) as a postal clerk. While raising her family, Glenda aspired to become a gospel singer and song writer. Due to her husband's job transfer, Glenda and her family migrated to Augusta, Georgia in 1993 and then to Evans, Georgia in 1994. She continued working for the US postal service until she retired in 2013.
Glenda attended Crawford Missionary Church serving as the worship leader for several years. Glenda would become acharter member of City Church (formerly New Birth of Augusta) and served in several ministries under the leadership of Pastor Powell and First Lady Desiree Powell. Glenda's Christian ministry greatly impacted her community as a clerk at the Evans Post Office as the "singing postal lady" and was often a guest singer of the North Augusta Station WBPI TV-49.
In the rhythm of life, Glenda Howard's voice soared. A singer, songwriter, and true inspiration, she poured her heart into every note she sang. From her humble beginnings to becoming a beloved figure in the gospel music scene, Glenda's passion for ministry through music touched countless lives.
For 34 years, Glenda not only delivered mail but delivered joy with her melodious voice as the renowned "Singing Postal Lady." Her commitment to both her career and her calling was unwavering.
With two incredible gospel albums, "I'm Committed" and "Closer," Glenda's soulful tunes captivated hearts and uplifted spirits. She shared her gift with audiences around the countrystarting at the tender age of 5.
Kind-hearted, caring, and compassionate - these were the qualities that defined Glenda Howard. She radiated love in all she did and left an indelible mark on those who knew her. Though she left this earthly stage all who were touched by her spirit.
May we remember Glenda as an inspiration to live out our passions fearlessly and spread love through the power of music. Let us carry forward her mission to touch hearts and souls with every song we sing.