Glenn Ronald Stanfill

March 14, 1935 - January 31, 2019


Glenn Ronald Stanfill, age 83, of Mena, formally of Waldron, died Thursday, January 31, 2019 at John L. McClellan Memorial Hospital in Little Rock. He was born on Thursday, March 14, 1935 to Lee Roy and Ada Madeline James Stanfill in Flint, Michigan.

Glenn served in the United States Navy from November 1952 to September 1954 and was Honorably Discharged. Upon leaving the service, Glenn performed a number of entrepreneurships. His favorite included being a ski instructor and owning his own ski shop. Glenn loved his family and spending time with his children and grandchildren; but he had a special place in his heart for his dogs. Glenn was a member of the VFW and the Elks Lodge. Glenn was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and a great friend who will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Russell Rogers of Waldron; three brothers and one sister. 

Glenn is survived by his wife, Donna Stanfill of Mena; four daughters and sons in law, Tanya and Mark Fretz of Mena, Stacy and Bill Bassamore of Minnesota, Jana and Wayne Owens of Texas and Jill and James Navarre of Michigan; two brothers, Elmer and Dale Stanfill both of Michigan; two local grandchildren, Talyssa Fretz Simmons of Prairie Grove, Arkansas and Chandler Fretz of Mena; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date with cremation services entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.

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