Ira Glen Helton, son of the late Ira Allison Helton and Trixie Ann Hill Helton, was born Oct. 16, 1929, in Kennett, and departed this life Friday, Feb.. 3, 2012, at the age of 82 years, 3 months and 18 days.
Glen married Vernell "Nell" Anglin in 1950.
Glen farmed for many years. He loved God and he loved his music.
Survivors include his wife, Vernell "Nell" Helton, of Kennett; one son, Dennis Glen Helton, of Nashville, Tenn.; one grandson, Isaac Nathaniel Helton; one sister, Lula Belle Huffman, of Kennett; three nephews; six nieces, and other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Virginia Helton.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 5, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 5, in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett with Rev. Ricky Williams officiating.
Pallbearers are Tommy Cook, Johnny Huffman, Al Fisher, Chuck Hardy, Steve Anglin and Arturo Zuloga.
Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdanielfuneralservice.com