McMinnville resident and Warren County native Joe Ross Clendenon, 71, was born Jan. 28, 1942 and died Nov. 16 at Medical Center of Manchester following a sudden illness.
A retired employee of Oster Corporation and member of Rockliff Church of Christ, he was the son of the late Livy and Emma Gladys Turner Clendenon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Jean Maynard Clendenon and sister, Melba Cathcart.
He was married Aug. 30, 2001 to Gladys Clendenon of McMinnville. In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children and their spouses, Regina and Jeff Woodlee, and Dana and Trent Roller, all of McMinnville, Steven Clendenon of Murfreesboro, and Marty and Kristi Cantrell of McMinnville; eight grandchildren, Courtney (Jeff) Chisam, Haley Bouldin, Lauren Roller, Mitchell Woodlee, Mia Grace Cantrell, Abby Roller, Nate Cantrell and Isaac Cantrell; two great-grandchildren, Brynlee and Brody Chisam; brother, Fred Clendenon of McMinnville, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held Tuesday at High’s Chapel with Robert Notgrass and Jerry Roberts officiating. Burial followed at Center Hill Cemetery at Hills Creek. Memorial contributions may be made to Warren County Relay For Life or Meals On Wheels.
High Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Nov. 20, 2013