1932 - 2011
Glenn Edward Acree, 79, of Fulton, passed away Monday, May 30, 2011, at his home. He was born March 31, 1932, in Callaway County, the son of Gordon Wright Acree and Nellie (Corvey) Acree. On September 26, 1952, he was united in marriage to Marlene (Vandeloecht) Acree, who survives at their home. Glenn graduated from Fulton High School in 1950 and attended the University of Missouri before entering the military. He was a Sergeant and served as a supply records specialist with the 388th Evacuation Hospital of the United States Army during the Korean War. After being honorably discharged from the service he was associated with his father in the lime and phosphate business until 1956. From 1956 – 1995, he was head of the shipping department at Harbison-Walker Refractories. Glenn was an Elder in the First Presbyterian Church in Fulton, served on the American Red Cross Board as Chair and Board Member for over 30 years, was on the Board of the Fulton Housing Authority, a volunteer driver for the Human Resources Corporation, a member of the Chamber of Commerce, the Callaway County Historical Society and the Callaway County Library. Glenn was a devoted family man and loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He loved his church and was a great friend to many people. Glenn was an avid golfer and started the annual American Red Cross Golf Tournament in Callaway County. In addition to his wife of 58 years, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by two daughters, Debra Lynn Harris of Fulton and Julie Dee Arnett and husband Richard of Columbia; three grandchildren, Glenn Overton Harris and wife Natasha of Fulton, Brianne Nicole Arnett and Cory Justin Arnett of Columbia; two great-grandchildren, Aubrey Lynn Harris and Joshua Fowler of Fulton. His parents and a son, Jeffrey Edward Acree, preceded him in death. A memorial service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2011, at the First Presbyterian Church in Fulton, with Reverend Rudy Beard officiating. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until the time of the memorial service at the church. Private interment services will be held at Callaway Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund of the First Presbyterian Church or to the Callaway County Disaster Fund of the American Red Cross, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton, Missouri 65251. Condolences may be sent to the family at maupinfuneralhome.com
Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.
Please review our Policies and Procedures before registering or commenting