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John Louis Crisp, 92
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Mr. John Louis Crisp was born March 19, 1928 in Cannon County and died Sept. 23. He passed from this life at the age of 92. He was the son of the late Alton Crisp and the late Laura Alexander Crisp. He worked at AEDC in Tullahoma for 41 years. He also worked for six years in McMinnville as a custodian at school. Mr. Crisp was also preceded in death by his son Elvis Don Crisp, daughter Sharon Lynn Crisp, brothers Frank Crisp, Oscar (Lottie) Crisp, T.C. (Bobbie) Crisp, James Crisp, Willie Grant Crisp, Logan (Helen) Crisp, Lee (Carmelita) Crisp, Orville Crisp, and Drago Price, sisters Alberta Crisp, Ella Mae (Frank) Price, and Annie (Walter) Macon, and grandson Dustin Solomon.

John Louis is survived by his son Ricky Lane Crisp, sister Maggie Martin, grandchildren Myeshia Crisp and Tony Solomon, and great grandchild Malik Solomon. A host of nieces, nephews, and friends also survive. Everyone loved John Louis, but God loved him best.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 26 at Heatherly Cemetery located in Morrison (Coffee County). Bro. Paul Elam and Kyle Freeman Odom will officiate. The Crisp family will receive friends on Saturday from 8:30 until 10:30 a.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 25, 2020