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Orene Crenshaw

(ROANOKE) Funeral services for Orene Crenshaw, 90, of Roanoke will be held on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at 11 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Rev. Shirley Meddick officiating. Burial will follow at Friendship Christian Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Crenshaw passed away Thursday, March 9, 2023, at her residence.

Survivors include: one daughter, Becky Norton of Roanoke; one son, Wes Crenshaw (Marie) of Tampa, Fla.; five grandchildren, Alexa, Rainna, Shanna, Calli and Tessa; three great-grandchildren with another on the way; and one sister, Polly Jackson of LaGrange, Ga.

Pallbearers will be Ted Jackson, Glen Jackson, David Benefield, Matt Benefield, Lance Cashwell, Brennan Nichols, Jeremy Fisher and Stan Williamson.

A Randolph County native, Mrs. Crenshaw was born on Nov. 27, 1932, the daughter of Lawson David and Bertha Wilson Benefield. She was Christian by faith and was a homemaker. Mrs. Crenshaw was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Willie Clarence Crenshaw; and seven siblings, Carl, Douglas, Dorsey, Ralph, Edward “Zeke” and Donald Benefield.

Memorials may be floral or donations may be made to Hope Cottage at P.O. Box 366, Wedowee, AL 36278.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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