More detail on this person: Funeral services for Glenn Granberry, age 72, of Tyler are scheduled
for 10 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Winona with the Rev. Tony Watson and Father Dan
Daugherty officiating. Interment will follow in Center Cemetery under direction of Caudle-Rutledge
Funeral Home of Lindale.Mr. Granberry was born March 23, 1939, in Red Springs, the son of the late
George F. and Viola (Blalock) Granberry. He passed away Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Winona. Mr.
Granberry returned to the Tyler area in 1981, after retiring from the military, and was a member of
the First Baptist Church of Winona. He was a retired major in the United States Army, serving two
tours in Vietnam where he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Bronze Star. He was a
member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association. After retiring from the Army, he flew
helicopters for Petroleum Helicopters Inc., serving the offshore oil industry. Later he became part
owner of Brothers Manufacturing in Winona. Glenn was a devoted husband and adoring father.Mr.
Granberry was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, George "Buddy" Granberry, Henry "Cotton"
Granberry; and sisters, Lillian Vickers and Marie Morris.Pallbearers will be William Morris, Charles
Granberry, George Steich, George Hitt, Martin Granberry and Jesus Vallejo.Family will receive
friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.In lieu of flowers, the family requests that
donations be made to the SPCA of East Texas, P.O. Box 2026, Tyler, 75710; or Prince of Peace
Catholic Church building fund, 903 E. Main St., Whitehouse, 75791.Published in Tyler Morning
Telegraph on February 8, 2012
survivors: He is survived by his wife, Uschi Granberry of Tyler; son, Stephan Granberry and wife Wendy of Flower Mound; daughter, Andrea Schliemann and husband Bruce of Austin; grandsons, Lane and Evan Granberry of Flower Mound, Nicholas Schliemann of Austin; brothers, Carl Granberry of Winona, Doug Granberry of Worland, Wyo.; sisters, Marian Steich of Winona, Polly Vickers of Winona, Lee Oma Lindsay of Tyler and Ana Lois Wilbourn of Wills Point; and numerous nephews and nieces.
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