Glen Gilbert Noble
Glen Gilbert Noble, 90, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born May 27, 1930, near Appleton City, Mo., to Carl Sanders Noble and Bessie Edna (Dorward) Noble. He married Amanda "Dorcas" Clark on May 21, 1949, in Walker, Mo., and she preceded him in death on Nov. 29, 2011 (62 and a half year union). He married Jeanne A. Board on May 16, 2014.
Glen was a 1948 graduate of Appleton City High School. He and Dorcus moved to Nevada in 1951. Glen worked at Sears for 31 and a half years until the store in Nevada closed. He also worked for Evergreen Funeral Home until its closing. He drove many Nevada High School students to activities over a 9 year period. Glen donated many hours taking anyone who needed a ride to appointments/treatments and also visiting shut ins. He was known for his perfected peanut brittle recipe and his generous, sharing heart. Glen was a member of the First Christian Church in Nevada for almost 70 years and served in a leadership capacity many of those years. He had a loving heart and Sunday morning door greeting and hugs were anticipated by many church goers.
Survivors include his wife of 6 and a half years, Jeanne A. (Board) Noble; two sons, William C. (Cindy) Noble , Claremont, N.C., and James Mark Noble, Quincy, Ill.; five grandchildren, Lindsey, Ashley, Wayne, Jessica, and Serenity; and six great-grandchildren, Adalaid, Anna, Avery, Kaydence, Isabella, and Dylan. Extended family includes stepson Brian (Sharon) Board; stepneice, Mary (John) Clark; step-grandchildren, Parker (Carli) Board, Tucker (Sara) Board, Donald Clark, Heather (Nathan) Blanchard, and Laura (Nathan) Duncan; stepgreat-grandchildren, Autumn, Brian, Ava, Owen, and Elsie.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, Dec. 17, at 11 a.m., at Newton Burial Park, Nevada with Pastor Bill Platt officiating. Friends may call from Monday, Dec. 14, until 7 p.m., Wednesday, at Ferry Funeral Home
Contributions may be made in his memory to the First Christian Church Nevada in care of Ferry Funeral Home.
At this time there is no longer a statewide limitation on the number of people attending funerals or visitations, however those in attendance will be asked to maintain social distancing, and that people are asked to wear face masks to protect themselves and others.