Glenn Smith

Glenn Dwain Smith, 85, passed away April 10, 2020, surrounded by his beloved wife, Louise, and loving children at his home. Dwain was born September 16, 1934 in Bunker, the son of William Melvin and Cora Alice Baker Smith. He was united in marriage on November 12, 1955 in St. Louis to Emmagene Louise Marks. This union was blessed with three children, Ronald Dwain, Sandra Lynne (Bequette) and Susan Renee (Arnold).

Dwain retired from General Motors with 30 years of service. He then worked another 10 years for the City of Manchester’s Parks Department.

Dwain was preceded in death by his parents, William and Cora Smith; six brothers, William Smith, Freddie Smith, Arnett Smith, Melvin “Bud” Smith, Gene Smith and Dean Smith; and four sisters, Thelma Plank, Wilma Stamper, Violet Smith and Ruthene Justis.

Survivors include one son, Ronald Dwain, and wife, Kathy; two daughters, Sandra Lynne Bequette, and husband, Jeff; and Susan Renee Arnold and husband, Dave; and thirteen grandchildren, Briar, Jacob, Tyler, Kaity, Jessica, Jordan, Jesse, Rebekah, Rachel, Alyssa, Anna, Jonah and Sarah.

A memorial service and gathering was held September 18, 2020 at Schroeder Park, Manchester.

Arrangements were under the direction of Schrader Funeral Home, Ballwin. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Friends may sign the family’s online guestbook at www.

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