Obituaries for December 6, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Clara June Crenshaw, 78, of Newbern, Tennessee died on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital in Jackson, Tennessee.

Born Wednesday, August 30, 1939, in Newbern, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late John Henry Arnold and the late Georgia Leon Hall Arnold. She was a self employed bookkeeper and homemaker, a member of Fairview Baptist Church and a former member of Women In Business.

Funeral services for Mrs. Crenshaw will be 10:30 AM, Friday, December 8, 2017, in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funeral Home. Officiating this service will be Rev. Johnny Arnold. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Newbern, Tennessee. Visitation will be Thursday, December 7, 2017, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Johnson-Williams Funeral Home.

She is survived by her husband of sixty years, Irvin "Rad" Crenshaw; two sons, William Crenshaw (Margaret) of Cleveland, Tennessee and Kevin Crenshaw (Sandra), Ortonville, Michigan; two daughter, Patricia Joyce Taylor (Tom), Newbern, Tennessee and Cammie Parker (Chris) of Newbern, Tennessee; one sister, Reba Gail Glidewell (David) of Yorkville, Tennessee; three brothers, Johnny Ray Arnold (Carolyn) of DeFunizk Springs, Florida, Jerry Winford Arnold (Joyce) of Farmington Hills, Michigan and Kenneth Daryl Arnold (Ann) of Cosby, Tennessee; twelve grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Larry Leon Arnold and one grandchild.

Pallbearers will be Family and Friends.

Online condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Clara June Crenshaw.


Mr. Leon Wynn age 72 of Newbern, TN. Air force Veteran died November 28, 2017 at The Highlands in Dyersburg. Arrangements entrusted to McCreight Funeral Home.

Leon was a well-know pianist for various churches in Dyer County and surrounding counties in west Tennessee. He was the pianist for the New Womack Temple C.M.E. church in Dyersburg.

Visitation will be held Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:00a.m. until 11:55a.m. at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, 208 St. George Ave., Dyersburg, TN. Funeral service will follow at 12 noon with Rev. Edward McKelvy officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Dyersburg, TN. Pallbearers: Johnny King, Keith Fowlkes, R. Lee Strayhorn, Frederick (Jake) Bolden, Anthony Wynn, James (Butch) Green.

Survivors include his sisters, Joann Tillman, Flint, Michigan, Gwendolyn (Don) Jackson, Minneapolis, IN., Delores (Bruce) Shockley, El Paso, TX. Brothers, Leo Wynn, Anthony Wynn, Flint, Michigan, Michael (Janet) Wynn, Kenny (Vickie) Wynn, Detroit, Michigan, Orlanda (Ruby) Wynn, Fornana, Ca.

Leon was preceded in death by his Parents, Grandparents, Sister, Three brothers.

McCreight Funeral Home is honored to serve the Wynn family. You may give online condolence at www.mccreightfuenralhome.com. A Legacy of Life, Every Life is worth Remembering.