Rev. Robert Glenn Rines, went home to be with his heavenly father on January 15, 2022 surrounded by his loved ones. Glenn was a veteran of the Korean War and received the Purple Heart for being wounded in combat. He also pastored 3 different churches, Mullins Chapel, Nina Baptist and Unity Baptist. He is preceded in death by his wife Christine Holt Rines, parents, Mack Rines Sr and Elizabeth Ward Rines, sister, Lula Belle Rines Lewis, brothers, Mack Rines Jr and Hubert Rines, great granddaughter, Madyson Valentine, brothers-in-law, J.C. Holt, Johnny Arwood, Floyd Shaffer, James Haynes and Clark Lewis, sisters-in-law, Lorene Arwood, Cora Rines, and Joyce Holt.
He is survived by his daughters, Kathy Rines and Christy Rines Godoy (Alex), son Scott Rines (Karen), grandchildren, Brandon (Victoria) Valentine, Erin Valentine, Ally Rines, Braden Rines, Randy (Dawn) Lane, Taylor (Maria) Lane, Glen has 10 great-grandchildren, sisters, Edna Shaffer, Shelby (Harold) Thomas, Patsy Haynes and Patricia “Trit” Rines, brother-in-law, Robert Earl (Janet) Holt and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to express a special Thank You to Amedisys Home Health and Hospice of Hamblen Co and Jefferson Co. for their excellent care of Glen during this time. A Thank You to Dr. Rual Swanson and his staff at Jefferson Family Physicians for their care over the years.
Glenn will Lie In State on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Farrar Funeral Home in White Pine between the hours of 5:00pm and 8:00pm. A Military Graveside will be held on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 12 Noon in White Pine Cemetery.