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Fred Wayne Clendenon, 91
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Fred Wayne Clendenon, 91, was born May 27, 1930 and died July 9, at his home following an extended illness.       

A United States Army veteran of Korea, retired pipe fitter from Goodyear Tire and Rubber, and member of St. Mary’s Church of Christ, he was the son of the late Livy and Emma Gladys Turner Clendenon. He was married on May 26, 1956 to Mildred Ella Dillmore Clendenon, who preceded him in death on July 27, 2005. In addition to parents and wife, he was preceded in death by son Douglas Fred Clendenon, sister Melba Clendenon Cathcart, and brother Joe Ross Clendenon.

Mr. Clendenon is survived by son Gary Wayne Clendenon of McMinnville, grandchildren Andrew Thomas Clendenon of McMinnville, Kyle Clendenon of Austin, Texas, and Callie (Tyler) Hargrove of Gallatin, brother-in-law William H. Cathcart of the Irving College community, daughter-in-law Darlene Turnbow Clendenon of Fayetteville, sister-in-law Gladys Cantrell Clendenon, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

Graveside service and interment was held at 6 p.m. Monday, July 12, at Center Hill Cemetery at Hills Creek in Warren County. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until time of service at Center Hill Cemetery at Hills Creek. No service or visitation was held at High’s. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Meals on Wheels or Center Hill Cemetery at Hills Creek. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 14, 2021