Carl Mack Glidewell

February 17, 1935 - August 30, 2021

Carl Mack Glidewell of Quapaw, OK passed from this life Monday, August 30, 2021 at his home. He was 86.

Mack was born February 17, 1935 in Reed Springs, MO to Ray and Elizabeth (Daniels) Glidewell. He had lived in Quapaw for over 50 Years. Mack was a retired truck driver working for Yellow Freight in Baxter Springs, KS. He was a member of the Highway Tabernacle in Quapaw, OK and Miami Lodge No. 140 AF & AM.

Mack was preceded in death by his wife Betty Louise Glidewell April 1, 2018, 1 son, Larry Glidewell and 2 daughters, Sherry Merriweather and Terry Kesler.

Survivors includes 1 son, Steve Glidewell and wife Louva of Quapaw, OK, 1 brother, Jack Glidewell of Highlandville, MO, 1 sister, Jean Scott of Galena, MO, 4 grandchildren, Josh Glidewell ,that he raised, Robbie Kesler, Becky Barnes and Heather Kesler, 10 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Eisenhower Cemetery in Spokane, MO. Rev. Ray Clonts will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Commerce, OK. Services have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Commerce, OK. Online condolences may be made at