Glenn D. Cottrell, age 94, of Watauga Drive, Boone, passed away Tuesday afternoon, February 26, 2019, at his home.

Glenn was born September 28, 1924 in Watauga County, a son of the late Loyd F. Cottrell and Lillie Williams Cottrell.

He is survived by, two sons, David Cottrell and wife Kathy of Boone, and Travis Cottrell and wife Angela of Jackson, Tennessee; two daughters, Kathy Cottrell Younce and husband Jon of Granite Falls and Vickie Marsh and husband Lesley of Boone; seven granddaughters, Molly Zimmer and husband Daniel of Mooresville, Casey Gragg and husband Michael, Betsy Krause and husband Matt and Jennifer Klutz and husband Jason, all of Boone, Jamie Marsh Baskett and husband Dusty of Raleigh, Ashley Eller and husband Daniel of Charlotte and Lily Kate Cottrell of Jackson, Tennessee; six grandsons, Sam Cottrell of Raleigh, Scott Johnson and wife Christen of Nashville, Tennessee, Jack and Levi Cottrell, both of Jackson, Tennessee, Rael Laws and wife Ashton of Forest City, North Carolina, Ray Younce and wife Nicole of Granite Falls, and Jon Younce of Charlotte, and one sister-in-law, Ave Lee Cottrell of Winston-Salem. He is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Wilson Cottrell; one brother, James H. Cottrell; one sister, Mary Frances Cottrell.

Funeral services for Glenn D. Cottrell will be conducted Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 12:00 o'clock at Perkinsville Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 11:00 until 12:00 o'clock. Reverend Seth Norris and Reverend Harold Bennett will officiate. Military graveside rites and burial, provided by American Legion Post 130 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 90, will follow in Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens.

The family will receive friends Friday afternoon, from 5:00 until 7:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Service.

Flowers are appreciated, or memorial contributions may be made to the Perkinsville Baptist Church Beyond Campaign, 274 Jefferson Highway, Boone, North Carolina, 28607, or to Medi Home Hospice, 400 Shadowline Drive, Suite 102, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.

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