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 Harlon R. Minshew

Harlon R. Minshew

Birth
Cherokee County, Alabama, USA
Death 29 Oct 2012 (aged 91)
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA
Burial Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 100016368 · View Source
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Anniston - Harlon Minshew, born July 1, 1921, died October 29, 2012, in Birmingham, Alabama. Mr. Minshew was a long-time resident of Anniston, where he was employed by Blue Mountain Industries until his retirement in 1983. Following retirement, Mr. Minshew spent several years sharing his love of dressing well with many customers of Wakefield's men's clothing. Harlon generously volunteered for eighteen years at Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Minshew is survived by his devoted, loving wife of 39 years, Dorothy Goodwin Minshew. His survivors also include daughter, Vickie Chandler; son-in-law, Jerry Chandler and cherished granddaughter, Tessa; brother, Lewis Minshew; stepson, James Goodwin and wife, Niena; their daughters, Kathy, Julie and Jennifer.

Harlon and Dorothy were faithful life members of Blue Mountain Baptist Church where they served in many capacities, Harlon as deacon for more than 25 years. Mr. Minshew was an avid landscaper and gardener and he loved to share what he grew with family and friends.

A memorial service for Mr. Minshew will be held Sunday, November 4, 2012, at 2 p.m. with visitation from 1-2 p.m. at Gray Brown Funeral Home in Anniston with the Rev. James Cohorn and the Rev. Truman Norred officiating. Honorary pallbearers John Triplett, R.C. Bryant, Horace Youngblood, Alan Knight, Steve Minshew, Howard Thomas and their families will join Mr. Minshew's family for a private burial at Highland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorials in Mr. Minshew's name be made to Blue Mountain Baptist Church, P.O. Box 4066, Anniston, AL, 36204. Online condolences made at www.graybrownservice.com.

Published in The Anniston Star on November 2, 2012


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  • Created by: Paul Minshew
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100016368
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harlon R. Minshew (1 Jul 1921–29 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100016368, citing Highland Cemetery, Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Paul Minshew (contributor 46876290) .