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Glen W. Leggett

Glen W. Leggett passed on Veteranís Day, November 11, 2005, at the age of 86 years.
He was born in Sterling, OK on September 10, 1919 to James & Jessie Leggett. Glen, a decorated World War II Veteran, served in the 10th Mountain Division and received the Bronze Star for his heroic efforts. He retired from Texaco Refinery in Tulsa and enjoyed several part-time jobs after that, including greeting at Wal-Mart and playing his harmonica for the customers. For many years Glen was the pastor of Silent Sheep Church for the deaf in Tulsa. He was preceded in death by his first wife of 36 years, Garnet Marie Johnson Leggett; also by his wife, Dixie Wadley Leggett of Okmulgee; and by brothers Vernon Leggett, Wirt Leggett and one sister, Gladys Casey. Those who survive include one brother, Daniel B. Leggett and wife Luella of Okmulgee; son, Dr. David A. Leggett and wife, Patricia; daughter Glenda Guthrie and husband, Rev.Vernon (Dannie) Guthrie of Galena Park, TX; grandchildren, Terri Blake and husband Donald of Galena Park, TX; Gayla Fee and husband, Joe of Galena Park, TX; Graham Sullivan (Sully) and Caleb A.D. Leggett of Broken Arrow, OK; great-grandchildren, Gary Fisher & wife Carla of Houston, TX, Taylor Blake, Victoria and Joseph Fee of Galena Park, TX; and one great-great-grandchild, Daniel Riggs of Houston. A graveside service will be held 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, November15, 2005 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Tulsa with Rev. J Phillip Johnson officiating. The family will receive friends from 4:30-6:00 Monday evening at the funeral home. The family wishes to express sincere thanks to sister-in-law, Dorothy Weller, for her special care and work at this time and appreciation for those at Rebold Nursing Home in Okmulgee and Maplewood Care Center in Tulsa and to the Trinity Hospice for their loving and tender care. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.