Aug. 24, 1933-Oct. 2, 2020
A celebration of life for the Rev. Johnnie Glenn Flenniken will be at Trinity Baptist Church, Many, Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. with the Revs. Wayne Chance, Rickey Robertson and Doug Chance officiating. Graveside service will follow at Ft. Jesup Cemetery. Rev. Flenniken was born Aug. 24, 1933, in Sabine Parish. He went home to be with the Lord Oct. 2, 2020, at his residence in Natchitoches.
He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Natchitoches. He grew up in Many where he graduated from Many High School. Upon graduation he entered the military where he proudly served 6.5 years. After his time in service he enjoyed a 40-year career which included owning his own service station for 10 years and working for Valley Electric for 30 years with the last four as general manager. The labor that was most dear to his heart was his Ministry of the Gospel. Rev. Flenniken surrendered to the ministry in 1959 and attended Seminary at Louisiana College. He pastored 18 churches and touched so many lives with his wife, Truey, by his side. His hobbies included spending time with his family, fishing, hunting, gardening and people watching at Walmart.
He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Truey Jordan Flenniken of Natchitoches; daughters, Charlotte Miller and husband Johnny of Many, Pam Larned and husband John of Natchitoches and Sonya Parks and husband Kevin of Marthaville; son, Stanley Flenniken and wife Anita of Natchitoches; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild on the way; his precious sister, Imogene Flenniken Jordan and husband Billy of Alexandria; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Wilson Flenniken and Josie Rhodes Flenniken; siblings, Thomas Euland Flenniken and Christine Flenniken Causey; and grandchild, Landon Lane McConathy Parks.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are Johnny Miller, Jason Miller, Stanley Flenniken, Jeremy Flenniken, Kevin Parks, Tristan Graves, Layton Parks and John Larned.
Honorary pallbearers are Josh Jenkins, Clint Miller, Connor Winn, Kayden Rhodes, Zack Pearson, Tyler Pearson and Timothy Pearson.
The family extends sincere gratitude to Natchitoches Regional Hospital, Dr. Ingram and Dr. Branun.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Gideons International or Shriners Hospital.