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1934 Glen 2021

Glen Edward Anderson

July 31, 1934 — August 15, 2021

Glen Edward Anderson (Tillie), 87, born on July 31, 1934 in Cardwell, Missouri to Louis Allen Anderson and Dovie K. Herman Anderson, expired August 15, 2021 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould.

Glen graduated from Arbyrd High School and furthered his education through the U.S. Air Force and SIU Edwardsville in Edwardsville, Illinois. Glen planned, built, and maintained hospitals throughout the midwest and Florida where he served as president of the Hospital Engineers Association.

Glen was a member of the First Baptist Church in Paragould, Arkansas. He was also active in the Mason's Lodge, American Legion, Rotary Club, and the Lion's Club. Glen enjoyed watching Cardinal's baseball.

Glen married Mary Ada Wagner on May 9, 1957.

Glen is survived by his wife, Mary (Dolly), of the home; daughters, Debra Darlene (Bobby) Anesi, and Lisa Kay Hill (Jerry) Crust; sons, Creighton D. Anderson and Joshua A. (Dawn) Anderson; grandchildren, David Hill (David Ryan), Veronica K. Hill (Kevin) Foley, Sara M. Christian (Colby) James, Allisa J. Christian (Amanda), Lydia M. Anesi, and Jaxon A. Anderson; great grandchildren, Charlie Ann James and Kori Elizabeth James; sister, Mary Rose Wright; sister-in-law, Joy Bon Anderson; son-in-law, Craig Christian; and a host relatives and friends.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Dovie Anderson; daughter, Dianna Marie Anderson Christian; and siblings, Wayne Allen, Bobby Dean, Helen Fears Sizemore, and Marcella K.

Special thanks to Arkansas Methodist Hospital Association, St. Bernard's Hospice of Jonesboro, and to all the family and friends who prayed with us and for us during this time.

Memorials can be made to the Television Ministry of First Baptist Church of Paragould (120 N. 3rd Street Paragould, AR 72450)

Visitation will be Friday evening, August 20, 2021 from 5:00-7:00 pm at Heath Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held 10:00 am Saturday, August 21, 2021 at the funeral home with Dr. Tony Cherry officiating. Burial will follow at LuLu Cemetery in Senath, Missouri with military honors.

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Friday, August 20, 2021

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Saturday, August 21, 2021

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