Eddie W. Glisson

Eddie W. Glisson, 69, of Fayetteville passed away January 28, 2021. He was born February 8, 1951 the son of Enos and Birdie Daniels Glisson. He served in the Arkansas Army National Guard after graduating from Fayetteville High School. He married Annabell Wilson in 1970. They enjoyed 50 wonderful years together. Eddie worked for AT&T for 37 years until he retired in 2009. During retirement he worked as a consultant for Burson Line Service and Path Utility Construction. He enjoyed spending-time with his family and grandchildren, especially playing games and teaching them how to play poker by using M&Ms. Many of his and Anna’s travels included visiting various battlefield sites as he was an avid history enthusiast. He was a great man who was loved and respected by many.

Eddie was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, E.J., Billy and Tommy Glisson; two sisters, Wilma Peterson and Shelia Glisson; and one grandson, Coby Langham.

He is survived by his wife Anna Wilson Glisson; one son, Heath Glisson; one daughter, Jennifer Glisson; two grandchildren, Braxton and Finley Apperson; three brothers, Bob Glisson and wife, Earlene of Farmington, James “Bo” Glisson and wife, Pat of Elkins and Michael Glisson and Pat of Bentonville; three sisters, Kathlene Smith and husband, Lawrence of Elkins, Sue Gooding and husband, Johnny of Fayetteville and Jo Ellen Fredrick and husband, Dennis of Elkins; three sisters-in-law, Thelma Glisson of Fayetteville, Becky Nelson of Springdale and Virginia Glisson of Tullahoma, TN; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial graveside service will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Mt. Comfort Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to any local food pantry.

Due to the virus, please wear your mask and social distance at the service. Condolences at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com

Published February 2, 2021

Beards Funeral Chapel
855 S. Happy Hollow Road, Fayetteville, AR
Phone: 479-521-8551

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