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“What a wonderful lady. I always called her Grandma Thelma and she was just about perfect in my eyes. She would take me fishing one day and shopping...Read More »
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“I just found out today about Thelma's passing. Thelma visited me a couple of times in Montana and I spent some time with her in Jonesboro as well....Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Kathi Marks - Missoula, MT

“A fanily friend of yesterday years, My memories are good ones of childhood--school and social. A best friend of Vivian. Sorry about your loss. ...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Vetrix Smith Winchester - AR

“Julia, James, Jonathan and familly, Please accept my thoughts and prayers and sincere and deep sympathy at this time. If there is anything that I...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Sandy Seay - Jonesboro, AR

“Julia, I am so sorry to learn of Thelma's passing. I had lots of good times with Thelma. I am planning to come to the funeral. I have a class that...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Wanda L. Ray - Pocahontas, , AR


Thelma Marie Glenn, 95, of Jonesboro, passed away Friday, January 18, 2013 at her home.

Born September 16, 1917 in Lawrence County, daughter of Stephen Isaac and Gracie Pearl Preston Dobbs. She lived several years in Jonesboro where she worked at General Electric and was a member of the Southwest Church of Christ.

She was united in marriage to Roy E. Glenn April 27, 1946 who preceded her in death May 22, 1976. She was also preceded in death by her parents, Isaac and Gracie Dobbs, infant twin sister, Zelma Lee Dobbs and a sister, Lois Scaggs.

Survivors include a daughter, Julia (James) Lansford of Jonesboro; two sons, Danny (Joyce) Glenn of Jonesboro and Donny (Nancy) Glenn of Atlanta, Georgia; a sister, Vivian Bridges of Rockford, Illinois; six grandchildren, Jonathan Lansford, Stacy (Andy) Blackston, Dr. Cory (Amanda) Glenn, Dr. Stephanie (Dr. Troy) Robertson, Ryan (Sara) Glenn, Jeffrey Glenn; six great-grandchildren, Drew Blackston, Reese Blackston, Allie Glenn, Audrey Glenn, Emery Glenn and Camden Glenn and many other relatives and friends.

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