Mother of Glen Self. A devoted Christian mother. She worked full time in a cotton mill, yet lovingly and successfully raised 7 children.
Bertha Campbell Self
September 3, 1918 - April 10, 1996
Stepmother of Glen Self. Married late in life at age 53. A devoted daughter she spent her youth and earlier adult life taking care of her father. Was a devoted Christian.
William Raleigh Self
October 7, 1910 - September 15, 2000
Father of Glen Self. Grew up on farms and in textile mills. Was a hard working and good providing father. Lifetime deacon in the Baptist Church.
George William Finley
October 2, 1912 - August ?, 1996
Father of Eleanor Finley Self. Worked as a cloth printer. Blessed with the gift of music, he was an organist and pianist for many churches. Fought in the U. S. Navy in WWII.
Glenna Ford Finley
January 10, 1916 - August 17, 1994
Mother of Eleanor Finley Self. She gave up a promising career in nursing to become a wife and mother. She was a devout Christian and loved praising the Lord.
David Newton Finley
August 30, 1944 - June 6, 1973
Brother of Eleanor Finley Self. Picture taken in Vietnam in 1969, where he served as a medical corpsman in combat. Very talented, he was musically gifted and interested in theater.
John Ervin Brazil
May 10, 1926 - March 25, 1996
Brother-in-Law of Glen Self. Worked in textiles. Served in the U. S. Navy in WWII. Was a great brother-in-law. A deacon in the Baptist Church.
Larry Dane "Buck" Buchanan
September 3, 1936 - February 4, 2006
Father of Dane Buchanan. Proud of his grandchildren. Was a pastor's best friend and supporter in the Baptist Church. He served his country in WWII. He was a hard working, family loving man.
SFC Ray Franklin Self, USAF
August 2, 1939 - November 23, 1983
Brother of Glen Self. A 23 year veteran of the U. S. Air Force, he served his country in Vietnam and around the world. He loved his parents and brothers and sisters very much. Retired because of poor health he was content to end his days "at ahome."
Brother-in-Law of Glen Self. Gave his whole adult life in the ministry of the Gospel of Jesus Christ as a highly respected pastor in several Southern Baptist Churches. Was a great brother-in-law. A true inspiration and encourager to others..
Reverend Glen Edward Self, Sr.
February 22, 1941 - January 11, 2010
Glen went to be with His Savior on Monday evening surrounded by family after a long battle with COPD. Glen was a loving husband to Eleanor for 51 years and a dedicated father and grandfather. He loved camping with his family, especially at Huntington Beach and Wateree State Parks. He loved painting, photography, and computer graphic design. He served in the U.S. Army in Japan. As a pastor he served God and his flock and was beloved by many. He is now in the arms of Jesus, reuniting with family and friends. As he was the webmaster of this site, this will be the last posting for now. We miss you Daddy!