Glenn Collins Matchett, 74, of Angleton, Texas, returned to his Lord on Thursday, August 8, 2019. He is preceded in death by his wife, Martha Ann Birdwell Matchett; parents, Easter Violet Arnold and Clarence Collins Matchett; brother, Thomas Matchett; and sisters, Dorothy Brown and Bea Hill. Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Michael Matchett and wife, Marci and Mark Matchett and wife, Karen; grandchildren, Kyle, Ryan, Logan, Alexander, and Anabel; brother, Clarence H. Matchett and wife, Frances; sisters, Lou Ellen Murray and Sammie Campbell; brothers-in-law, Kenneth Cline and Jimmy Birdwell; sisters-in-law, Kathy Birdwell and Joann Acres; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of other family and dear friends.
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Glenn was born on September 27, 1944, in Conroe, Texas. He married the love of his life, Martha Ann Birdwell, in Lovelady, Texas, on September 28, 1963, at Antioch Baptist Church. In 1965, Glenn and Martha moved to Brazoria County where he worked for Borden Milk Company delivering milk to local businesses and schools. He later went to work for The Dow Chemical Company before retiring after 24 years of service in 1997. While his sons were growing up, Glenn was heavily involved in Angleton Youth Baseball as a coach, umpire, and league administrator. After retirement he spent his time woodworking, camping and enjoying time with his grandchildren. Glenn was a beloved husband, father, pop, brother, and son, and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
A visitation and funeral service for Glenn will be held at Palms Funeral Home, Angleton, Texas, on Monday, August 12, 2019. The visitation will begin at 12:00 pm and continue until the start of the service at 2:00 pm. Interment will take place at Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Crockett, Texas, on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at 2:00 pm.