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Billy Strawn (1-10-20) service 1-13-20

Billy E. Strawn, of Michie, was born in Hardin County, on Feb. 9, 1928, the son of the late Lloyd Wayne and Luda Harris Strawn.
On Nov. 27, 1948, she was united in marriage to Kenestene Wood, who survives.
Billy served his country in the United States Navy from 1946 to 1948.  He worked for Garan Manufacturing for 32 years and was plant manager for 27 years.  In his spare time he loved hunting and vegetable gardening, especially green beans.
Billy departed this life on Friday, Jan. 10, in Savannah, at the age of 91 years, 11 months and 1 day.
In addition to his wife of 71 years, Kenestene, he is survived by his two children, Dicky Eugene Strawn of Adamsville and Lisa Lipford of Michie; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; sister, Rachel Farnsworth of Reno, Nevada; and brother, Wayne Strawn of Greenville, North Carolina.
Billy was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Susan Thompson; one brother, Frank Strawn; and three infant siblings.
A graveside service was held on Monday, Jan. 13, at Ledbetter Cemetery in Adamsville with Nor Hagy officiating.