Glenn Douglas Allen, 68, of Idabel, passed away April 15, 2010 after a long hard struggle with cancer. He was born September 14, 1941 in DeQueen, AR, the son of Raymond Douglas Allen and Bertia Louise Cannon Allen Peek. Glenn attended his first twelve years of school in DeQueen, AR receiving his high school diploma from Idabel High School in 1961. He attended Southeastern Oklahoma University in Durant and Presbyterian Bible College in Durant on a work scholarship from the Presbyterian Bible College majoring in accounting with a minor in theology. Glenn retired in 2001 from Weyerhaeuser Paper Mill of Valliant after 31 years of service during which time he only missed one day of work. Glenn and Nancy Allen were united in marriage May 27, 1975 and shared almost 35 wonderful years together. Glenn was a member of New Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church of Broken Bow, where Johnny H. Cheek is pastor. Glenn had a wonderful sense of humor and was well liked by everyone he met. He was always generous and loved to lend a helping hand to anyone in need having a tendency to carry the world on his shoulders. Glenn immensely enjoyed the outdoors, most especially hunting and fishing. He was an avid reader and loved to spend time with his family and grandchildren. He looked forward to the grandkids coming and always made sure he had treats ready for them and pancakes for breakfast when they stayed overnight. His grandkids think he made the best pancakes, brownies and cookies in the world. He will always be remembered for his many jokes and the laughter he brought into peoples lives. Glenn was preceded in death by his parents, maternal grandparents Jim Henry and Minnie Parkinson Cannon, paternal grandparents, Oren Paul and Bess Allen, and half-brother, Charles Paul Allen. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Nancy of the home, son Chad Allen of Cerro Gordo, daughter and son-in-law, Nanette and Ben Russell of Catoosa, son and daughter-in-law, Tommy and Kena Allen of Idabel; two grandsons, Cody Allen of Haworth and Zachery Russell of Catoosa, granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Hillary and Gary Runnel of Sapulpa; three granddaughters, Sara Allen of Haworth, Krysten Allen of Idabel and Brooklyn Allen of Idabel; one great-grandson Tommy Dakota Allen of Haworth,; two great-granddaughters, Kamber and Kalie Runnel of Sapulpa; sister and brother-in-law Sherry and Rodney Cockrell of Eagletown; half-sister and brother-in-law Linda and Burr Grayson of Powderly, TX; half-brother and sister-in-law, DeWayne Bubba and Debbie Allen of Hollycreek; half-sister and brother-in-law Robbie and Larry Mullens of Idabel; half-brother Steven Allen of Carrollton, TX and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, friends and co-workers of 31 years whom he also considered a part of his family. We will always remember Glenn as a wonderful, caring husband, father, brother, grandfather and a great friend. We will miss his sweet, quiet ways, but he will live on forever in the hearts of everyone he knew and loved. Visitation will be from 6-8 PM Saturday evening, at Brumley Funeral Home, Broken Bow. Funeral services will be 2 PM Sunday at the New Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church of Broken Bow with Rev. Johnny H. Cheek officiating. Interment will follow at Watson Memorial Cemetery, Oak Hill.Cemetery:Watson Memorial Cemetery, Oak Hill.Visitation:6-8 PM Saturday evening, at Brumley Funeral Home, Broken BowService:Funeral services will be 2 PM Sunday at the New Life Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church of Broken Bow \nTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Glenn Douglas Allen, please visit our floral store.