389. John William Glenn
was born on 8 Oct 1898 in Travis County, Texas.
(669)(332) He appeared on
the census on 7 Apr 1930 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
(670) He died on 22 Feb 1964 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
(76) He was buried in South Memorial Park
Cemetery, Houston, Texas.
From the Austin Newspaper, 23 February 1964:
Funeral Services are pending for John W. Glenn, 65, former Austin resident who
died in a Harris County hospital Saturday.
He is survived by his widow. Mrs. Lena Glenn of Houston: a son Albert Glenn of
Houston: his father. C. P. Glenn of Austin. two brothers, Fred Glenn of Austin
and Lewis Glenn of Houston: four sisters, Mrs. Eula Jones of Houston, Mrs. Suda
Hohertz, Mrs Myrtle Griffin and Mrs. Olga Boatner all of Austin: and a grandchild
He was married to Lena Tabitha Helton (daughter of Robert
Lee Helton and Fannie Joines) on 1 Apr 1922 in Austin, Travis
Lena Tabitha Helton was born on 25 Oct 1898 in Manor, Travis County,
Texas. She died on 8 Feb 1985 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
(76) She was buried in South Memorial Park Cemetery, Houston, Texas.
From the Houston Chronicle, February 9, 1985:
LENA TABITHA GLENN, 86, died Friday. She was a 56 year resident of Houston.
Member of the Covenant United Methodist Church. Survived by a son and daughter-in-law,
Albert William and Sue Glenn of Houston; three sisters, Inez Beard of Round Rock,
Margaret King of Austin, Tirie Helge of Toundrock; three grandchildren; five
great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren. Services Monday, 3:00 p.m.
South Park Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Sara Owens-Gemots officiating. Interment
South Memorial Park. SOUTH PARK FUMERAL HOME, 12400 Telephone Road, Pearland,
John William Glenn and Lena Tabitha Helton had the following children:
Albert William Glenn.