By Alexandra Hedrick, Item Staff Writer
The Picayune Item
MCNEILL — Melvin Glidewell, former fire chief of McNeill Volunteer Fire Department and long time member of the fire department, passed away on Aug. 10 at age 76.
Glidewell joined McNeill Fire Department in 1976 and continued to work with the department for the next 38 years. Greg Glidewell said his father did it because he knew his community needed it and its something he could do, was good at it, and loved to do.
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