Garvis Leon Crenshaw
Garvis Leon Crenshaw was born Oct. 31, 1943, in Poteau to Robert and Eller (Goins) Crenshaw. He died July 26, 2011, in Shreveport, La., at the age of 67.Garvis served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He married Rebecca Braden on Jan. 3, 1989, in Hugo. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially his grandchild.Garvis was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Lewis Crenshaw, Junior Crenshaw and Edgar Crenshaw; and sisters Margie Parker, Hazel Carson and Dorene Harris.He is survived by his wife, Rebecca “Becky” of the home; sons Kyle Crenshaw of the home and Garvis Crenshaw Jr. of Pennsylvania; daughters Shayleena Crenshaw of the home and Charlotte Lynn Johnson of Miami, Okla.; five grandchil-dren, Autin Vipperman, Ashley Johnson, Gibby Johnson, Lacey Johnson, and Nathan Johnson; brother Calvin Petrey of Colorado; sisters Freda Riley and husband Jim of Glenpool and Ione Hammans of Poteau; and many other relatives and friends.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 30, at Jesus Name Assembly of God Church, Panama.Pastor Daniel Cress will officiate.Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Panama, under the direction of Mills and Coffey Funeral Home, Antlers.