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Glen Allen Parnell, 68, Columbia, KY native (1953-2022)

Glen Allen Parnell of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, formerly of Columbia, KY, died Saturday, April 9, 2022 at the Boca Raton Regional Hospital after a brief illness with pancreatic cancer. He was 68 years old.

Glen chose cremation, and a memorial service will be held at 1pmCT on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Mike Moon officiating.

Visitation is requested after 10amCT on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

He was born November 11, 1953, to the late Gleno and Helen Alley Parnell. He was a Senior Director for Global Accounts for HelmsBriscoe where he was recognized with numerous awards for his outstanding achievements. He was a member of Jones Chapel Church.

Survivors include:
  • One sister - Michelle (Richie) Estes of Columbia, KY
  • One brother - Chad Parnell of Columbia, KY
  • Nieces - Chasity Dyer (Greg Parker) of Glasgow, KY and Kristin (Chuck) Quinn of Columbia, KY
  • Great nieces - Lena Dyer, Lorelei Quinn and Lydia Quinn
  • Great nephew - Austin Parker
  • A host of other family and friends
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Glen Parnell, 68, Columbia, KY native (1953-2022)

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