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Obituary for Eddie Glenn

Eddie O. Glenn

ARKOMA – Eddie O. Glenn, 73, of Arkoma passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 in Fort Smith, Arkansas and was born April 26, 1947 in Oklahoma City to Oscar Olen and Wilma Mae (Glenn) Glenn.  Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Life Church in Fort Smith, Arkansas with Stefan Reed, Blake Taylor, Steve Reed and Jarrod Clark officiating.

Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Poteau, under the direction of Evans & Miller Funeral Home.

Eddie started in education at the age of 22 and served over 40 years as an administrator, coach, bus driver, teacher and librarian.  He wore many hats and had a memory like an elephant; he remembered students’ names and faces from many years past.

Survivors include his wife, Lynette, of the home; daughters Michelle White and husband Tracy of Poteau, Jamie Earls and husband Justin of Pocola, Mandy Jo Morrison of Fort Worth, Texas, Stephanie Reed and Stefan of Moore; son Grant Glenn and wife Teedra of Poteau; eight grandchildren Gavin, Adelyn, Hailey, Harlie, Talon, Kenzie, Jace and Cash; sister Kathy Quirk and husband Paul of Norman; sister-in-law Debbie Barnard and husband Craig of Moore; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, loved ones and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Pallbearers are Jace Morrison, Talon Tuck, Tracy White, David Quirk, Glenn Quirk and Nick Smallwood. Honorary pallbearers are Cash Morrison and Gavin Glenn.

“On the day of Eddie’s birth the world stood still! On the day he left this world ‘Our Hearts Stood Still’”.

The family will be at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday to visit with relatives and friends.

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