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Glenn L. Winstead

April 6, 1923 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 100) 100 Years Old
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Glenn Winstead Obituary

    Glenn L. Winstead, age 100 of Carbondale, formerly of Cobden, died Thursday, January 18, 2024 at Manor Court in Carbondale. He was born on April 6, 1923 in Cobden, the son of James L. “Roy” and Ruby Hazel (Sinks) Winstead. He married Geraldine Brown at the First Baptist Church of Anna on February 4, 1945. She preceded him in death on December 16, 2019. They celebrated 74 years together.

    Glenn is survived by a sister-in-law, Betty (Marvin) Hutton; dear friends, Patsy and Richard McCleland, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine Winstead, his parents and two sisters, Ruth Grear and Helen Morey.

    Glenn was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cobden. He attended a country grade school before graduating from Cobden High School in 1940.  He served his country in the United States Army. During World War II, he was an army engineer, making maps from aerial photos.

    For over 90 years, Glenn lived on the same farm near Cobden. He then moved to Liberty Village in Carbondale before moving to The Landings assisted living three years later.

    Funeral services for Glenn Winstead will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at Limestone Baptist Church north of Cobden. He will be laid to rest next to his wife in Limestone Cemetery. Family and friends may gather from 10:00 a.m. until the service hour at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at Limestone Baptist Church. Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Limestone Cemetery or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Envelopes will be available at the church.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Limestone Baptist Church
10460 Old Highway 51 North
Cobden, IL 62920

Funeral Service
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

11:00 AM
Limestone Baptist Church
10460 Old Highway 51 North
Cobden, IL 62920

Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
January 23, 2024

Limestone Cemetery
10460 Old Highway 51 North
Cobden, IL 62920

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