A private service for Glenn W. McDowell, 70, of Pittsburg will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, at Calvary Chapel in Mt. Pleasant. Burial will follow at Nevills Chapel Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant under the direction of Bates-Cooper-Sloan Funeral Home in Mt. Pleasant.
McDowell died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, in Longview.
He was born Nov. 30, 1940, in Mulberry. He was a metal trades teacher. He had received his Bachelor's of Education degree and had also been a machinist at Campbell's Soup in Paris, Texas and a truck driver.
Survivors include son, Terry McDowell and wife Kris of Mt. Pleasant; daughter, Robin Kidd and husband Tim of Abilene; grandchildren, Jade Stevens and husband Joey, Kerry Roberts and husband Dan, Laney McDowell, Jessie McDowell, Shelby Kidd and Seth Kidd; brothers, Scott McDowell and wife Rose or Amarillo, Forrest McDowell of San Augustine and Aubrey McDowell of Canyon; and sister, Dorothy Helms of Roxton.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia McDowell; parents, George and Nora McDowell; brother, William McDowell; brother-in-law, Lloyd Helms; and sisters-in-law, Sherry McDowell, Ruth McDowell and Billie McDowell.