Smith County Juvenile Services Director Ross Worley
congratulated Glenda Whisenhunt this month for 15 years of service to the
Ms. Whisenhunt started working in 2001, as a part-time case
aide while Worley worked as an intake/court officer at the former Juvenile
Services building on Berta Street.
The co-workers were “gifted” with 184 cases from Deputy
Director Garry Hults and told to “do the best you can,” Worley said. “Ms.
Whisenhunt did an amazing job of scheduling appointments, sending out letters,
serving summons, getting pink sheets to the DA, preparing court paperwork,
preparing files for transfer etc.”
They were down to 54 cases when she left for a full-time
position at the Smith County Clerk’s office and Worley went to work in detention
as facility administrator. Ms. Whisenhunt returned to Juvenile Services full
time after six months at the County Clerk’s office, and has been there ever
since. She now serves as data coordinator and as administrator for personnel in
“Congratulations Glenda on 15 years!” Ross said.