Glenn Leonard Brumbelow

Glenn Leonard Brumbelow, 87, of China Spring, passed away at home Friday, November 22, 2019.  He is now at home in Heaven with his Savior Jesus Christ.

Visitation: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 30, at Eagle Springs Baptist Church near Moody

Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 30, at Eagle Springs Baptist Church

Burial: Eagle Springs Cemetery with Military Honors

Glenn was born on June 5, 1932 in Gatesville to Paul Leonard Brumbalow and Rosa Lee (Evetts) Brumbalow. He was reared in rural Coryell County, Gatesville and McGregor and graduated from McGregor High School in 1950.  He served as a Medic in the U.S. Air Force from June 12, 1951 to June 11, 1955 and was honorably discharged at the rank of Staff Sergeant at Keesler AFB. He received the National Defense Service and Good Conduct Medals.

Glenn met Gladys Carolyn Robinson while serving in Mississippi and they were married on August 8, 1953.  They returned to McGregor upon his U.S.A.F. discharge and raised their four children in McGregor, Waco and China Spring.

Glenn was employed for 33 years in tire manufacturing and as the only carpenter in his last 15 years at General Tire & Rubber Co.  Glenn was a member of Eagle Springs Baptist Church where he used his carpentry skills to help build the building; sang with the “Gospel 5” and served as a deacon.

Glenn was preceded in death by his parents: and sisters, Jesse Opal Bales, Rosemary Jackson, Peggy Anita Fieseler and Reba Nell Horton.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys; sister, Vera Pauline Jones; son, Don Brumbelow and wife, Kim; daughters, Mrs. Sue Roberts and husband, John, Judy Knudson and fiancé,  James Dickens, Mrs. Pam Binion and husband, Ron; eight  grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers and in honor of his wife, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at


Place of Service: Eagle Springs Baptist Church, near Moody , 14225 FM 107; McGregor, TX 76657

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  1. Linda and Kevin Kennedy

    May the author of Love and true Peace wrap you in His arms and give you rest! Matt.28:20 “And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”
    We love you!!

    • Thank you Linda and Kevin. Feeling the prayers from good friends is so appreciated. Thank y’all very much.

  2. Doug & Bobbie Allred

    We are so sorry for your loss of Glenn. We enjoyed having Glenn & Gladys as neighbors in Waco .
    In recent times we have enjoyed being with them on some group travel trips. May God comfort you during this time of grief. Treasure your many fond memories of Glenn.
    Doug & Bobbie Allred

  3. Dennis and Mary(Olson) Tynes

    Don Brumbelow and I were best friends growing up and I spent a lot of time at Mr. and Mrs. Brumbelows house. They always made me feel so welcome at their home. I have many fond memories of the time that I spent at their house- Mr. Brumbelow ( Glen) was a great man. My wife and I are so sorry for your loss-Mr. Brumbelow (Glenn) is with our Lord and is feeling no pain. May God bless the Brumbelow family and be with you during this time of grief.

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