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Raymond Glenn11/05/1993
Services for Raymond Smith Glenn, 85, Knoxville, who died on Nov. 5, 1993, were Nov. 8, 1993, at the Bybee and Davis Funeral Home in Knoxville. Burial was at the
Grace-land Cemetery in Knoxville.

The Rev. Bob Ward officiated at the service. Music was provided by James Kidder.
Pallbearers were Dwight Johnston, Kay Harsin, Tom Tucker, Ken Smith, Reed Smith, and John Jensen. Honorary pallbearers were Maurice Johnston, Howard Kading, Leonard
Long, Lewis Job, Ned Job, Chloe Goad, Cecil Spring, and Doris Hedrick.

Raymond was born on May 30, 1908, in Knoxville, the son of W.W. and Rhea Glenn.
He graduated from Knoxville High School in the Class of 1926.

On Sept. 1, 1926, he began working as a bookkeeper at Guaranty State Bank in Knoxville.
In 1928, he became associated with the Knoxville National Bank due to the merger
of the two banks. He remained a book-keener and teller until the National Bank Holiday
in March 1933.

On June 8, 1933, he became assistant cashier of the re-opened Iowa State Savings
Bank, later appointed cashier and still later president, an office he maintained
until his retirement on Jan. 1, 1974. He remained associated with the bank as Chairman
of the Board of Directors and finally as Honorary Chairman.

On Aug. 26, 1934, he was married to Maurine Matilda Shawver.

During his lifetime, he was active in many community affairs including being the
treasurer for the American Red Cross, the Knoxville Library Board, secretary for
the Knoxville Board of Education and County Chairman for the Republican Party.

Raymond became a member of the First Christian Church in 1919, where he was active
in all affairs of the church. He served as chairman of the board on many occasions,
taught a Sunday School class for more than 20 years, and was a member of the choirs
until 1982 when the couple became affiliated with the First United Methodist Church.

Raymond loved music and was a member of the male quartet, including the Three Welch
Brothers. He also enjoyed gardening.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Bruce; one brother, Dannie.Raymond Glenn

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, of Knoxville; one daughter, Donna Butrum
of Melcher-Dallas; three grandchildren; and four great-granddaughters.

Memorials may be made to Camp Sunnyside.

The Bybee and Davis Funeral Home in Knoxville was in charge of the arrangements.