Burrel James Glasscox, 88, of Commerce, Oklahoma passed away Thursday, September 9, 2011 at Eastwood Manor in Commerce.
Mr. Glasscox was born February 27, 1923 to Ewell and Edith M. (Dingman) Glasscox in Douthat, Oklahoma.
He married Avonell Hufft on September 14, 1957, in Commerce.
Mr. Glasscox was a member of the V.F.W., United Rubber workers local 318 and was a Senior Companion for Ottawa County in which he received many awards.
He was a PFC in the United States Army during WWII where he served as a Military Policeman in England and Germany.
He preceded in death by his parents, one daughter Jerri Ann Glasscox, one brother: Gareld Glasscox, two sisters: Treva Wright and Velma Glasscox.
Survivors include: wife Avonell of the home, two sons: David Lee Glasscox of Midland, TX, and James Randall Glasscox of Wyoming, one daughter: Billie Sue Stamps and husband Ricky of Commerce, OK, three grandchildren: Jacob and wife Jamie Hudspeth of Miami, OK, Jordan Hudspeth of Joplin, MO, and Jennifer Glasscox of Miami, OK, one great grandchild: Jack Tyler Hudspeth of Miami,OK.
Graveside Services will be held Monday, 10:00 a.m. September 12, 2011 at the G.A.R. Cemetery with Rev. Roger Brown officiating. Interment will follow in G.A.R. Cemetery. Military Honors will presented by the American Legion Funeral Detail post 147. Pallbearers will be Vincent Price, Jacob Hudspeth, Jordan Hudspeth, Robert Mills, Andy Arms and Chad Allred. Professional Services under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami, The family will receive friends and relatives from 9-10 am Monday, September 12, 2011 at the Paul Thomas Funeral Chapel In Miami, Ok. http://www.paulthomasfuneralhomes.com