GRANBERRY GLENN E

MAJ Glenn "Granny" E. Granberry was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 02/05/2012 at the age of 72.9
Tyler, TX
Flight Class 66-3
Date of Birth 03/23/1939
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with A/229 AVN 1 CAV in 66-67, D/1/1 CAV in 69-70
Call signs in Vietnam SERPENT, SABER 16
This information was provided by Uschi Granberry (wife), Sammie Williams

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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