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James W. Glasco

James W. Glasco of Bonnie died March 13, 2005, at 4:30 a.m. 
at his home. 

He was born Feb. 7, 1921, in Missouri, the son of Perry and Ethel 
Glasco. He married June Leonard on Nov. 15, 1947, in Arkansas; she 
survives in Bonnie. 

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Johnston 
Funeral Home in Ina with Rev. Jesse Allen officiating. Burial 
will follow in Kirk Cemetery in Ina. Friends may call at the Johnston 
Funeral Home in Ina from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. 

Preceding him in death are his parents, brother Melvin Glasco, sister 
Mary Casey, sisters-in-law Loretta Strattan and Betty Stevenson, and 
parents-in-law Charles and Fern Leonard. 

In addition to his wife of 57 years, Mr. Glasco is survived 
by sister Betty Isaacs and husband Carl of Bonnie; sister-in-law Chesta 
Glasco of Denver, Colo.; daughter Elizabeth Beard and husband Bobby Sr. 
of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren Craig Beard of Bonnie, Amanda May and 
husband Stephen of Waltonville, Bobby Beard of Mt. Vernon and Susan Sawyear 
and husband Allen of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren Alexis and A.J. of 
Centralia, Katie Jenna and Michael May of Waltonville, Candace, Meghan and 
Tyler of Mt. Vernon and Marybeth Beard of Mt. Vernon; and many nieces, 
nephews, cousins, friends and loved ones. 

Mr. Glasco delivered oxygen for American Welding Supply for 23 years. 
He was a member of the Ina Methodist Church and a 32nd-degree Mason. He 
was also a veteran of World War II, where he served in the U.S. Navy from 
1942-45 and received a medical discharge.


Date: 15 Mar 2005
Source: Register-News  
Submitted by; Robert W. Loman * rwlmn@aol.com 
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