Glenna Ann (Barnett) Crannell, 86, of Adel, IA, passed away on March 2, 2020 surrounded by family and friends.


She was born in Linden, IA to Grace (Foy) and Leslie Barnett and was the youngest of four siblings. She graduated from Linden High School and studied bookkeeping at AIB in Des Moines. Glenna loved reading, bird watching, gardening, camping, traveling, garage sale & flea market shopping, bargain hunting, jigsaw puzzles in the winter, celebrating holidays, and meeting with her “Linden ladies.” Most of all, she loved being with her family.


Glenna was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Melvin, Gaylord, and Theron (“Pud”) Barnett, as well as a son, Steven Crannell. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Harold “Ray” Raymond Crannell; children, Michael (Alison) Crannell, Lisa Gassman (Dave Vajgrt), Matthew (Malinda) Crannell; daughter-in-law, Vicki Crannell; grandchildren, Mindy (Dave) Huntoon, Amy (Dave) Belchak, Scott (Anne) Crannell, Adam (Michelle) Crannell, Jessica Gassman, Vincent (Michelle Chavarria) Gassman, Nate (Jessica) Crannell, and Mandy Crannell: great-grandchildren, Emily, Grace, Gabe, Jon and Isaac Hatchitt, Uzziah, Jadon, Matthias, Eliana and Abner Belchak, Makayla, Jordan and Lewis Crannell, Lukas and Kaleb Crannell, Victoria and Benjamin Gassman, and Taylin, Ellasyn and Macklin Crannell. Glenna will also be missed by a large extended family and many friends.


Visitation will be held on Friday, March 6th from 5 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Caldwell Parish Funeral Home - McCalley Chapel in Adel, IA, with burial at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be mailed to the American Lung Association of Iowa, 2530 73 rd St., Urbandale, Iowa 50322 or made online at lung.org. Online condolences may be left at www.caldwellparrish.com