December 2, 2020

Mr. Jessie Carlton Crenshaw

Everything 137Mr. Jessie Carlton Crenshaw, age 101  of Ephesus, Ga passed away at Tanner Health Systems on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.

Funeral services for Mr. Crenshaw will be conducted at 2:00 PM Central (3:00 EST), Thursday, February 28, 2013, from Mt. Carmel Church of Christ with Bro. Terry Langley officiating. The interment will follow in the adjoining Mt. Carmel church cemetery. Mr. Crenshaw will lie in state one hour before the service at the church.

The family will receive guests at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 5-7 pm Central (6-8 EST).

Mr. Crenshaw was born October 23, 1911, the son of Cornelia C. and Annie Williams Crenshaw. He was a member of the Napoleon Church of Christ and had worked for L. L. Roger’s Saw Mill.

He is survived by his wife, Ila Lou Richardson Crenshaw; three daughters, Colleen C. Workman and husband Bobby of Ephesus, GA, Terrie C. Kidd and husband David of Franklin, GA, Cloris Brown and husband Larry of Centralhatchee, GA; one son, Denzil Crenshaw and wife Peggy of Woodland, AL; ten grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; and two great great-grandchildren.

Mr. Crenshaw was preceded in death by his parents; one grand-daughter, Deanna Workman; four sisters; and four brothers.

Benefield Funeral Home of Wedowee, Alabama is in charge of the arrangements. You may leave condolences at


  1. Best grandfather anyone could ever have…a truly great man has entered the presence of Jesus!!! I love you Paw Paw

  2. Best man I have ever had a pleasure of meeting. it was such an honor for to get to know him and his wife . They have always made me feel like a part of their family. I love you daddy Crenshaw!

  3. Mary CATES says

    The family is in our thoughts and prayers –he was a sweet man

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