Glenn Earl Wood was born Oct. 16, 1930, in Ada to Sammie Dee and Beulah Mae (Berger) Wood and passed from this life peacefully surrounded by loving family on May 15, 2017, at the age of 86.
Glenn graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in petroleum engineering and served in the United States Air Force for 4 years at Lackland Air Force Base. Upon his honorable discharge, Glenn worked at Home Stake Oil Co. from 1964 to 1975 and then for Reading & Bates Corp. until his retirement.
Glenn faithfully served as a deacon at Eastwood Baptist Church for over 40 years. He devoted his life to the Great Commission and serving God's people at the church. He will be remembered for having a servant's heart and faithfully serving his God.
Glenn was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 43 years, Lou Ella Wood; and his sister, Gloria Jean Brown.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia Ann (Prather) Wood; his daughters, Cindy Bartz and husband, Bob, and Darla Stevens; his sister and brother-in-law, Estelle Lee and Ronald Dale Evans; his brother, Sammie Dee Wood Jr.; his grandchildren, Bridgette Edwards and husband, Ben, Brittany Dancer and husband, David, and Hunter Stevens; and his great-grandchildren, Brayden, Brooklyn and Brynlee Edwards and Dirk Dancer.
Glenn will lie in state from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Ninde Brookside Funeral Home. His celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Eastwood Baptist Church, with a graveside committal at 2 p.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family suggests floral contributions or memorial contributions to Gideons International, 1660 E. 71st St. #2H, Tulsa, OK 74136 be made in Glenn's memory.
Published on May 17, 2017