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 Glynn Edward Alexander

Glynn Edward Alexander

Birth
Cleo Springs, Major County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 11 May 2012 (aged 90)
Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
Burial Jay, Delaware County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 90018301 · View Source
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Glynn Edward Alexander, passed away at the Landmark Hospital in Joplin, MO, on Friday, May 11, 2012 at the age of 90.

Glynn was born October 30, 1921 in Cleo Springs, OK, the son of the late Joseph E. Alexander and Esther Marie Lennen Alexander. Glynn grew up in Ness City, KS and later moved to Rock, KS. He graduated from Douglas, KS High School in 1939. Glynn served his country in the United States Army Air Corp during WWII in the SouthPacific Islands from July 15, 1942 to October 26, 1945. He married Jean Kelley and to this union they had three children. They later divorced. On May 22, 1953 he married Pauline Neal. and they had one daughter. Glynn retired from Boeing Aircraft in November of 1983 as an aircraft mechanic. Glynn farmed and raised cattle until selling the farm in August of 1999 in Winfield where he lived for many years. He and Pauline moved to Jay, OK. Glynn was a member of the Southside Church of Christ for the 12 plus years they lived in Jay. He was active and enjoyed being a greeter. He was also a member of the American Legion and was a grand marshal with Glenn Hardiman on 2010.

He was preceded in death by his daughter Glynda Kay Alexander; both his parents, six brothers: Leroy, Sam, Joe, Le Vern, Dale, and infant Earl; and one half brother Clarence Alexander.

He is survived by his wife; adopted granddaughter; two sons and daughter-in-law; daughter and her husband; six sisters and their spouses; two brothers and their wives; nine grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; one great great grandchild and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at the Southside Church of Christ on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 1PM with Mr. Steve Stenzel, presiding. The burial will follow at the Duffield Cemetery in Jay, OK. The family will greet friends from 5PM to 7PM at the Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Jay, OK on Wednesday, May 16, 2012. Arrangements are under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home, Jay, OK.
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  • Maintained by: Clint Moore
  • Originally Created by: OkieBran
  • Added: 12 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 90018301
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Glynn Edward Alexander (30 Oct 1921–11 May 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90018301, citing Duffield Memorial Cemetery, Jay, Delaware County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Clint Moore (contributor 48102270) .