Glen Edward Tidwell

Born in Savannah, TN on October 15, 1931

Departed on August 28, 2019 and resided in Portland, TN

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Mr. Glen Edward Tidwell, age 87, of Portland, TN, passed away, Wednesday, August 28, 2019. He was born on October 15, 1931 in Savannah, TN to the late Harry and Birdie Tidwell. He is also preceded in death by one brother, Gene Tidwell.

Glen was a tender-hearted man, but always in charge. He was a retired Army Command Sergeant Major, and served for 22 years. His many assignments in the Army included overseas tours in Korea, Japan, Germany and Vietnam. During three years service in combat zones, he received eight campaign stars, and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal and two Bronze Stars. He enjoyed traveling, building houses, farming and gardening. Glen loved honky tonk music, especially, Hank Williams. He was a loving husband, father, and papa who will be truly missed.

Glen is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, his Cinderella, Mrs. Beauna Tidwell; children, Glenda Reed, Debra Alexander, Connie Austin, Jimmy (Julie) Tidwell, and Kenny Hamilton; 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild; he is also survived by two sisters, Laverne Childress and Yvonne Lannom.

A life celebration will be held 2pm, Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Hendersonville Funeral Home with burial in Hendersonville Memory Gardens. Family will receive friends from 4-8pm on Tuesday evening.

7 Comments to Glen Edward Tidwell

  1. Charlotte click
    August 30, 2019 11:22 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about Glen!my thoughts and prayers are with all of you .

  2. Vicki Hodge Ainley
    August 31, 2019 12:07 am

    To Glenda, Debra and Jimmy, so very sorry for the loss of your father. God Bless!

    • Glenda Reed
      September 1, 2019 12:55 pm

      Thank you Vicki for your sweet comment.
      Debra, Jimmy & I will always remember the happy times we had in Savannah & will continue to cherish our friendship.

  3. Caroline S Beavers
    August 31, 2019 1:16 pm

    “Papa Glen “, A Wonderful Honorable Man throughout His Entire! Wonderful Blessed Life. All Of His Family, Friends Loved and Adored This Special Man Blessed By Gods Wonderful Grace, For He is One Of Gods Children and He Took Him Home to See The Precious Face of “Jesus” To Live and Be with Jesus Christ! What Made My Life. Is THE WAY That he loved Nick, Christie, Anna, Ashlynn Matthew and Mason In My Family, AND HOW HE Taught NICK So Very Much, To where there is Nothing That Nick Can not do!! He Looked up to him and Loved Him and always stayed close to him and always There Through His Journey To See The Lord !!!! What A Gift all By Itself. His fun July 4Th and Fireworks, Made it all so fun for everyone. I, Know as A True Fact we will Be together and see him again, and His Smile will be so Great that we will all laugh with him ! What a Glorious Time this will Be…… Matthew and Mason Would look at all of Honorable Metals when He served !! So sweet, all of our Family Loved Papa Glen and Mamaw!! I

  4. June Hoyle
    August 31, 2019 1:43 pm

    So sorry about Glen,praying for peace and comfort for you and family at this you,….

  5. Kay and Ron Wolford
    September 4, 2019 11:11 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    May God give you comfort and peace.


    Kay and Ron Wolford.

  6. Larry & Vonda Brock
    September 8, 2019 1:40 pm

    Beauna I am so sorry for your & the rest of the families loss. Please know my husband & I will be praying for comfort during this sad and difficult time.

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