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Earl Ray Strawn (6-16-13) service 6-19-13

Earl Ray “Pop” Strawn
Earl Ray “Pop” Strawn of Adamsville departed this life on Sunday, June 16, at the age of 84 years, 2 months, 23 days.
He was born in Hardin County, on March 24, 1929, the son of the late Earl Columbus and Jane Barlow Strawn. On June 27, 1953, he was united in marriage to Josephine Dyer, who preceded him in death on Feb. 8, 1990. 
Mr. Strawn was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army after 27 years of service. He went on to be a supervisor at Ripley Industries for 20 years. He loved to eat at the Sawmeal Restaurant in Adamsville and even had his own booth with a plaque.
Mr. Strawn is survived by his son, Bob Strawn and wife Paula of Clarksville, Tenn.; daughter, Jane Strawn and partner Regina Robinson of Michie; grandchildren, Sara Jessica Strawn and Jamie Marie Strawn; brother, Jimmy Barlow Strawn of Atoka, Tenn.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Topsy Murray.
Services were held on Wednesday, June 19, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Adamsville with Harrell D. Conaway officiating. Burial followed in the Ledbetter Cemetery at Hardin County.
 

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