Glenn Edward Smith age 65, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
Visitation was Monday, March 18, 2013, from 1 – 2:30 p.m. at St. Marks United Methodist Church on Grants Ferry Rd. in Brandon. with a 2:30 p.m. Memorial Service to follow the visitation at the church.
Mr. Smith was born in Houston, lived in West Point, and has been a resident of Brandon, for the past 30 years. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. Mr. Smith was a graduate of Mississippi State University where he earned a degree in Business Statistics and Data Processing. He worked for Jackson Iron and Metal and HeavyQuip for 30 years. Mr. Smith was involved with the Mississippi Methodist Cursillo Movement where he served on the Secretariat. He also participated as a staff member at numerous Cursillo weekend retreats. Mr. Smith was a member of the St. Marks United Methodist Church, where he served as youth director, was on the pastor parish relations committee, finance committee and building committee. One of his favorite roles was to usher at the 11 a.m. service where he had the opportunity to meet and greet members. Mr. Smith’s hobbies included golf, snow skiing, fishing and pampering his wife.
He is survived by his wife, Elise Aden Smith, son, Glenn Eric Smith, brother, Billy Smith (Shirley), sister, Elizabeth Ann Sanders (Merrill), his loving companion, “Bree” and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr. Smith is preceded in death by his parents, William Prentiss “Pete” and Lottie Smith.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Marks United Methodist Church at 400 Grants Ferry Rd. Brandon, MS 39047 or the Mississippi Methodist Cursillo at P.O. Box 13851 Jackson, MS 39236-3851. To visit our online guest book please go to ottandleefuneralhome.com