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Jan. 6, 1925-Sept. 24, 2013

The Rev. Earl Hollis Glenn, 88, died Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, at 10 a.m. at Stoney Creek Original Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Johnny Sullivan and the Rev. Barry Williamson will officiate. Entombment will be in Wayne Memorial Park immediately following the service.

Rev. Glenn was a native of Durham, N.C., the son of Edward D. Glenn and Coy Inez Glenn.

He retired from the ministry, where he served for 63 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Gilbert Glenn, of 63 years, and great-granddaughter, Emily Benton.

He is survived by three daughters, Linda Murray (Jim) of Ohio and the Philippines, Holly Glenn of Elizabeth City and Jan Benton (Colby) of Pennsylvania; three grandsons: James Murray (Meghann), Capt. Matthew Benton (Andrea), United States Marine Corps, and Mark Benton (Jody); four great-grandchildren, Aidan and Taylor Murray, Camden Benton and Jacob Benton; and special friend, Ramona Phillips.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home in Goldsboro.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be directed to the Earl and Marie Glenn Endowment Fund, Mount Olive College, 634 Henderson St., Mount Olive, N.C., 28365.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on September 25, 2013 1:48 PM