WEST FRANKFORT — Earl Glenn Scarlett, 95, passed away at 1:35 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Parkway Manor in Marion.

He was born April 20, 1922, in West Frankfort, to Charles and Elsie (Moore) Scarlett.

He married Janet (Tafelski) Scarlett and they were married for 53 years and she preceded him in death on Jan. 25, 2006.

Survivors include his daughter, Glenda Wilson of Thompsonville; grandson, Brad Wilson of Galatia; and two great-grandchildren, Sierra and Drake Wilson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Janet and stepmother, Talitha.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corp and was a former coal miner and correctional officer at the Marion Federal Penitentiary.

Private services will be conducted with burial in the Denning Cemetery on Orient Road.

To sign the guest register, visit www.parkerreedyfuneralhome.com.

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