Glenn Cogburn passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020, in Tyler from Covid 19, pneumonia and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Glenn was born June 13, 1957, in Clarksville to Benny and Clara Wright Cogburn.
Glenn graduated from Detroit High School, Paris Junior College in Gemology and Jewelry, Bear Valley Church of Christ School of Biblical Studies, York College Bachelor of Arts and University of Texas at Tyler Bachelor of Science and teaching degree. He taught science at MST Magnet in Tyler for 19 years. During that time he also coached football, basketball and track. He and his wife Diane practiced ministry at the Bullard Church of Christ for the last 17 years. During his service as minister he was an interim minister at several churches in East Texas.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents Loney Clark and Olevia Cogburn, Esther Cogburn, Gene and Patricia Cogburn and Marilyn Cogburn.
Left to cherish his memory are his parents, Benny and Clara Cogburn of Detroit; his wife, Diane Cogburn of Bullard; daughters, Crystal Cogburn of Saucier, Mississippi, Alecia Dunaway of Longview, and Erica Cogburn of Tyler; his grandchildren, Haleigh, Madison, Kaitlyn, Alexis and Colton; his great grandchildren, Alayna, Charleigh, Mia, Ben and Annette Cogburn, Bud Cogburn, Johnny Cogburn, Steven and Mary Kasinger.
Private graveside services will be held Thursday, December 10, 2020, at Young’s Chapel Cemetery in Bagwell. Services and burial are under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home.
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