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Kenneth E. Crenshaw
                                                                                              
K. E. Crenshaw Dies At Age 46; Rites Tomorrow

Kenneth E. Crenshaw, of 826 George street, died at 11:00 a. m. Thursday at 
Good Samaritan Hospital. Mr. Crenshaw, a painter and decorator, was 46 years, 
eight months and 11 days of age. 

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:30 p. m. at Myers Chapel. The 
Rev. Allen Stephens and the Rev. Bird Green will officiate and burial will 
follow in Oakwood cemetery. The body will lie in state at Myers Chapel, where 
friends may call at any time. 

Mr. Crenshaw was born August 19, 1912 in Mt. Vernon, the son of Frank and 
Lucy (Ellis) Crenshaw. He was a lifetime resident of this city. On December 24, 1936 
he was married, in Mt. Vernon, to Eva Hobbs, who survives. Mr. Crenshaw was a member 
of the Park Avenue Baptist church. He was also a member of Paintiers Local No. 888. 

Surviving, besides his wife, are two sons, Ronald of Mt. Vernon, Stephen, at home; 
a daughter, Janet, at home; two sisters, Helen Edmondson and Olive Barcas, both of 
Mt. Vernon; and one granddaughter.

Source: The Mt. Vernon Register-News
Date: Friday, May 1, 1959
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman


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