It is with regret that we announce the passing of Lt. Col. (Ret.) Thomas Walter Glazener, age 75, of Fayetteville, TN. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 PM on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Higgins Funeral Home.
Tom was born on January 14, 1944 in Transylvania County, NC to the late Walter and Mary Blanche Arrowood Glazener. He served active duty in the United States Army for 23 years before retiring. He graduated from Clemson University with a bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering and later the University of Florida with a master’s in Civil Engineering. He was a member of the Elks Lodge. Lt. Col. (Ret.) Glazener passed away on June 26, 2019 at Lincoln Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife, Connie Poor Glazener; daughters, Ginger (Ron) Demirjian of Madison, AL and Noel Glazener of Clarksville, TN; son, Hunt (Jennifer) Glazener of Kelso, TN; sister, Peggy (Larry) Browning of Etowah, NC; and grandchildren, Bradley, Thomas, and Jacquelyn Demirjian and Liza and Walter Glazener.
Memorials may be made to the Fayetteville, TN Elks Lodge 1792, for Veteran Programs or Nursing Scholarships, P.O. Box 837, Fayetteville, TN 37334.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Lt. Col. (Ret.) Glazener.