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John Jay Ewing, 70
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McMinnville resident and Ocala, Fla., native John Jay Ewing, 70, was born Aug. 1, 1949 and died March 2 at his residence following an extended illness.

A retired Church of Christ minister and a member of Central Church of Christ, he was the son of the late F.E. and Ruby Tallant Ewing. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by niece Lauren Ewing.

He was married to Alana Lankford Ewing of McMinnville. In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter Janna Ewing of McMinnville, brother David Ewing of Ashland City, and nephew Morgan Ewing of Ashland City.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Central Church of Christ with Ben Bailey and Frank Reynolds officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. uto 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 4, 2020