Louis Earle Glenn, 86, warehouseman and farmer

June 25, 2005

Louis Earle Glenn, a retired warehouseman and farmer, died of pneumonia June 18 at Chester River Hospital Center in Chestertown. He was 86.

Mr. Glenn was born in Piney Neck, Kent County, and was raised in Betterton and on his family's farm in Still Pond. He was a 1938 graduate of Chestertown High School.

He operated the family cattle and crops farm for 35 years until taking a job in the early 1960s as a warehouseman for the Campbell Soup Co. in Chestertown. He retired in 1981.

Mr. Glenn enjoyed working in his flower garden.

He was a longtime member of Worton United Methodist Church.

Mr. Glenn was married for 42 years to the former Mabel Larue Benjamin, who died in 1998.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, 130 Speer Road, Chestertown.

Survivors include a brother, Charles A. Glenn of Hockessin, Del.; two stepsons, Robert Benjamin of Towson and Norman Benjamin of California; and a stepdaughter, Alice Swan of Westminster.

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