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Louie Crenshaw

Louie Crenshaw, Twin Hills resident, died Monday, June 22, 2009 in Tulsa at the age of 92.  He was born in Okmulgee County on October 29, 1916 to Chris and Lydia (Moffett) Crenshaw.  He worked in the Civil Service doing construction work after World War II and later was a farmer and pumper.  Louie was a bus driver for Twin Hills School for many years and also served on the Twin Hill School Board.  He married Nettie Marie Grimmett on January 16, 1947.  He enjoyed carpentry and going dancing with Nettie.  Preceding Louie in death were his parents, first wife, Mary (McGlasson) Crenshaw, wife, Nettie Crenshaw, infant son, Charles Crenshaw, two daughters-in-law, Linda and Ruth Crenshaw, son-in-law, Ken Nissen, brother, Ben Crenshaw and a sister, Hattie Oxford.  Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Nissen of Twin Hills, three sons, Jack Crenshaw and wife Debbie of Morris, David Crenshaw and wife Yvonne of Newcastle and Gary Crenshaw of Twin Hills, eleven grandchildren, twenty nine great grandchildren and six great great grandchildren.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Thursday, June 25, 2009 at the Twin Hills Gymnasium with Mr. Jim Waller and Mr. Bob Pinkston officiating.  Interment will follow in the Haskell Cemetery.  Casketbearers will be Larry Crenshaw, Ricky Crenshaw, John David Crenshaw, John Alan Crenshaw, Jackie Duane Crenshaw, Christopher Porter, Jimmy Crenshaw and Nathan Porter.  Friends may visit the funeral home from 12-8 P.M. Wednesday and 8:30-11:30 on Thursday.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Twin Hill School in Louies Memory.  Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee.  Online condolences may be sent to