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Rev. Wesley Crenshaw

Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Jan. 19 at Penney Memorial Church in Penney Farms.
He was born in rural Obion County Feb. 15, 1930, son of the late Carr and Jessie Crenshaw, who lived in Troy. He graduated from the former Troy High School and earned his bachelor of arts degree at Union University in Jackson and his Th.D. from Southern Baptist Theological Semi-nary in Louisville, Ky.
He married the former Valeria Vaughn, daughter of the late Albert and Drusie Vaughn of Troy, in 1953. Wesley and Valeria served churches in southern states, as well as an English language congregation in Germany.
He is survived by his wife; three children; five grandchildren; his brother, Olive Crenshaw of Jackson; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.