Glenn Earl Hartsock

Glenn Earl Hartsock, 93, of Jonesboro, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 at his home.

He was born on May 23, 1924, in Alto Pass, the son of Daniel and Minnie Hartsock.

He married Edith Stone Moore on April 21, 2001, at Immanuel Baptist Church in Cobden.

He is survived by his wife, Edith Hartsock of Jonesboro; Edith’s children, John McHughes, Cindy Smith, Polly Quintana and Carol Eslinger, all of Jonesboro, and Alma (Jason) DeWitt of Ullin; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Pauline Craig of Peoria; a brother, Larry (Audrey) Hartsock of O’Fallon, Mo.; a sister-in-law, Leana Hartsock of Grayville; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and by three brothers, Donald, Dan and Kenneth Hartsock.

He served during World War II in the U.S. Navy from 1942-1947. While in the Navy, he served on the USS Pennsylvania and the USS McConnell as a torpedoman 3rd class.

He was a member of Harvest Church in Anna and served as an usher until his health declined and he couldn’t attend. He enjoyed going to church and the fellowship he gained. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his wife.

Funeral services for Glenn Earl Hartsock were at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, with Pastor Tony Foeller officiating. Interment was in the Alto Pass Cemetery.

Graveside military rites were conducted by Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of the VFW in Anna and the Navy funeral honor detail.

Memorials can be made to Angels Cove.

To leave online condolences for the family, visit

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

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