In Memorium - Glenn E. SMITH
Glenn E. Smith, 82,
of Muskogee, Oklahoma - Sep 8, 1936 - May 25, 2019
Glenn joined Clan
Galbraith Asscoiation member #295 from 1985 to 2017
and served as Vice
President from 1988 to 1990. He was elected President in 1990 at the
Salt Lake City, UT gathering, and again in 1992 at the Donegal
Springs, PA gathering. Glenn
was a dedicated member of CGA and proud of his Scottish roots.
He had a lifelong interest in travel, photography and
history, especially that of his Muskogee hometown.
The following is an obituary prepared by
Glenn E. Smith, 82, of Muskogee,
Oklahoma, departed on Saturday, May 25, 2019. Glenn was born in Atoka
County on September 8, 1936, to G. C. and Katherine (Culbreath) Smith.
He attended school in Porum & Warner, OK. Glenn left school at an early
age becoming a self-taught success. His life work began as a cowboy and
ranch worker. Then he found work on oil drilling rigs, when he met the
love of his life, Judy B. Short, marrying October 30, 1957. Later they
returned and he decided to go into business for himself.
many different business ventures in Muskogee; however, most local
families remember him as the proud owner and operator of Glenn Smith Oil
During his career Glenn served as:
Director at banks in Muskogee
- President of the Clan Galbraith
- President of Tastee-Freez Round Table Association
- President of Tastee-Freez Co-Op.
- Three Rivers Museum
Directors member & Vice-Chairman of the Board 2014
- President of the
Jefferson Highway Association (2015-2019)
- Proud member of Muskogee
Masonic Lodge #28 for more than 50 years
As a younger man Glenn
enjoyed racing cars, riding horses, and had passion for acquiring classy
Glenn enjoyed his time with family, cooking, and
narrating life stories. He passed on life lessons to everyone that knew
him. He will be remembered as a loving husband, brother, father, Papa,
He lived a full life becoming fascinated with
various subjects, then sharing these experiences with friends.
was preceded in death by parents, G.C. and Katherine Smith; wife, Judy
Smith; and daughter, Darlene Thead.
Glenn is survived by his
brother and wife, J. C. and Jane Smith; son, Glenn Smith Jr.;
grandchildren, Crystal Hemenway, Dustin & Kara Hemenway; and 7
great-grandchildren; along with other family members and friends.
The family will receive friends from 5:30-7:30PM, Thursday, May 30,
2019 at Cornerstone Funeral Home.
A celebration of Glenn’s life
will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 31, 2019 at Cornerstone Funeral Home
Chapel with Pastor Brad Schell officiating. Pallbearers; Dustin
Hemenway, Ken Webb, Gary Sizemore, Joe Johnson, Mike Thompson, and Gary
Parker. Honorary pallbearers include: J. C. Smith, Glenn Smith Jr.,
Tommy Sam, Roger Bell, and Tommy Palmer. Interment including Masonic
honors will be at Greenhill Cemetery in Muskogee, OK.