Funeral services for Bro. Glen McDoniel, 75, of Cookeville, will be held Saturday, Aug. 5, at 4 p.m. at Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ. Burial will be in Crest Lawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends today, Friday, Aug. 4, from 4-8 p.m. at the Cookeville chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home, and Saturday, Aug. 5, from 2 p.m. until time of services at the church. Bro. McDoniel died Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006, at NHC of Cookeville. He was born Nov. 6, 1930, in Tuckerman, Ark., to the late James Robert (J.R.) and Clara Fortenberry McDoniel. Bro. McDoniel graduated from David Lipscomb College (now University)with his B.S. in 1952. He began preaching in 1949 and has served churches in Cambridge, Ohio, Piggott and Jonesboro, Ark., Macon, Ga., Houston, Texas, and Columbus, Miss., and has been with Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ in Cookeville since 1977. He married his wife of 53 years, Marian Milhoan McDoniel of Cookeville, in Cambridge, Ohio, on June 5, 1953. He entered semi-retirement in June 1998 and continued to serve the church as associate minister and elder while holding several gospel meetings each year. He has preached in gospel meetings in 20 states. He has served a number of years on the board of Upper Cumberland Christian Home in Cookeville. In addition to his wife, his family includes a son and daughter-in-law, Robert (Bob) and Dorothy McDoniel of Harrisburg, Ark., two daughters and sons-in-law, Lynn and John Lane of Cookeville and Nancy and Brian Mansfield of Nashville; a brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Judy McDoniel of Hurst, Texas; a sister and brother-in-law, Jan and Richard Graig of Nashville; 10 grandchildren, Amy Anguish and husband Jeremy, Ellen and Phillip McDoniel, Rebecca, James and Michael Lane and Nick, Zach, Gracelyn and Annalise Mansfield. In addition to his parents, Bro. McDoniel was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia McCarley. Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews. Honorary pallbearers will be past and present elders and deacons of Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ. Memorial contributions may be made to Upper Cumberland Christian Home by contacting the funeral home at (931) 526-6111. Bros. Buddy Johnson, Gary Hampton, Steve Baggett and Jim McDoniel will officiate the services. Source: Published Aug 3, 2006, Herald-Citizen, Cookeville, Tenn.
Marian Alverna Milhoan McDoniel
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