Donald Moore Crothers, 73, a McMinnville resident and Shelby County native, died Aug. 24 at his residence following a sudden illness.
He was a retired employee of Powermatic, member of the National Guard and Rock Island Church of Christ, and son of the late Howard M. and Mary Louise Miller Crothers.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by granddaughter, Kayla Marie Crothers.
Mr. Crothers is survived by son, Michael (Melaney) Crothers and daughter, Donna Carol (Jeff) Basham both of McMinnville; six grandchildren, Treyton Crothers, Lauren Crothers, Blake Basham, Chase Basham, Brittany Basham and Brett Basham; brother, Howard M. Crothers of Phoenix, Ariz., and nephew, Vincent Crothers of Macon, Ga.
Memorial service will be 5 p.m. Thursday at Westwood Church of Christ with Coy Hathcock to officiate. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 p.m. until time of service Thursday at the Westwood Church of Christ.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Aug. 26, 2015