Glen Exum

December 21, 1929 ~ January 11, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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Mr. Glen Exum, age 93, of Tifton, GA and formerly of Cottonwood, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2023.               

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM (CST), Saturday, January 14, 2023, at the Ward Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with Associate Pastor Thomas Bruce officiating. Burial will follow in Cottonwood City Cemetery with Ward Wilson Funeral Home directing.

The family will receive friends from 1 PM until 2 PM (CST), Saturday, January 14, 2023, at Ward Wilson Funeral Home, prior to the service.     

Glen was born December 21, 1929, in Cottonwood to the late Thomas Espy and Minnie Pearl (Kirkland) Exum. He was a graduate of Cottonwood High School and proudly served in the United States Army as a Military Policeman.

Glen, a retired district manager, worked for Flowers Bakery for over 30 plus years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and watching the Atlanta Braves, Alabama Football, and Westerns. Glen will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

In addition to his parents, Espy and Pearl Exum, Glen is preceded in death by his wife of 65 years Claudia Nowell Exum; his brothers, Don Exum and Wayne Exum; a sister, Annie Pearl Hall; and brother-in-law, RL Hall.

He is survived by his daughters, Starla Bruce (Tom), Stacy Reichert (Kelly), and Sherri McLaughlin; his grandchildren, Thomas Bruce, Misty McGough, Brooke Dobbins, Brett Dobbins, Kristi Smith, and Amy Helton; ten great-grandchildren; brother, Charles Exum (Patricia); sisters-in-law, Janice Exum and Clara Exum; and numerous other relatives and friends.


January 14, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Ward - Wilson Memory Hill

Funeral Service
January 14, 2023

2:00 PM
Ward - Wilson Memory Hill

Graveside Service
January 14, 2023

3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Cottonwood City Cemetery, Alabama, Cottonwood


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