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He enjoyed traveling, hunting fishing, and birdwatching Glenn Oden Dye, 70, of Sand Springs, Okla., passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 in Tulsa. He was born in Billings, Mo., on Dec. 27, 1938, the son of Clifford Cecil Dye and Esther (Kelly) Dye. He and Betty Prine were married in Ava on Dec. 21, 1954.
Glenn owned Dye’s Quality Assurance Services, Inc., a firm that performed welding inspections. In conjunction with his business, Glenn traveled through much of the United States.
He was an ordained minister and former pastor of South Valley Church in Chanute, Kan., and a current member of Angus Acres Baptist Church. He enjoyed traveling in his RV which enabled him to hunt and fish. Glenn also enjoyed birdwatching.
He is survived by his mother, Esther Dye, of Jacksonville, Fla.; his wife, Betty, of the home; a son, Denzel Dye and wife, Tracy, of Broken Arrow, Okla.; two daughters, Twila Drybread and husband, Darrell, of Austin, Texas, and Dinah Beeler and husband, Clinton, of Tulsa, Okla.; grandchildren, Matthew Drybread and wife, Christy, Joshua Drybread and wife, Aubra, Kimberly Drybread, Clinton Rudy Beeler, Tabitha Smith and husband, Aaron, and Tristen Dye; great-grandchildren, Kamren Drybread, Kailey Drybread, and Rylee Drybread. He is also survived by two brothers, Terry Dye, of Shawnee, Kan., and Tony Dye and wife, Julie, of Jacksonville, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 17, at Angus Acres Baptist Church, Sand Springs, Okla., with the Rev. Rick Cope officiating. Interment followed at Woodland Memorial Park under the direction of Mobley-Dodson Funeral Service, of Sand Springs.