Mr. L.T. Tenney

Mr. L.T. Tenney, age 89, of Newnan, GA, died on May 7, 2013.

He was born on Oct. 8, 1923, in Coweta County to the late George A. Tenney and Ruby Gill Tenney. He served under General Patton in World War II and retired from Ford Motor Co. in 1982. He loved his family and enjoyed fishing, hunting, and golfing. He was an ordained deacon at White Oak Baptist Church. 

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Christine Crawford; and brothers, Roger, Thomas, Bobby, Gerald, Allen, and Ralph Tenney.

Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Ruth Rainwater Tenney; sons, Terry Tenney and Tommy Tenney; daughters, Sandra Jensen (Don), Sherri Pickett, Donna Harris (Dennis); brothers, James Tenney (Ruth), Harold Tenney (Donna), and Richard Tenney (Jeanette); sister, Peggy Ison (Charles); grandchildren, Dee, Jennifer, Brad, Melissa, James, Jonathan, Kristy, Kelley and Matthew; 7 great-grandchildren.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginshillcrestchapel.com .

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 10 at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Rev Jimmy Fleming and Dr. Phil Pilgrim officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 1 p.m. until service time.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723


More Obituaries

Mr. W.L. Wright

If you were a gambling man, my Grandfather, W.L. Wright, would've been considered a risky bet. Born in 1919 to a poor family and totally bli ... Read More


Mrs. Wendy McClendon

Mrs. Wanda “Wendy” Rice Greene McClendon of Newnan passed away Tuesday, October 21, 2014. She is survived by her husband, Robert ... Read More


Mrs. Margy Cook

Margaret “Margy” Roberts Cook, 92, of Peachtree City passed away Monday, October 20, 2014. Margy was born March 19, 1922, in Atl ... Read More


Wayne McCrobie Sr.

Wayne Fay McCrobie Sr. received his angel wings on Saturday, October 18, 2014. Born July 24, 1943 to the late Fay and Wilma McCrobie in Cumb ... Read More


Mrs. Retha Rakestraw

Mrs. Retha Darlene Rakestraw, 75, of Greenville passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, James R ... Read More

Mr. Wesley D. Watson

Mr. Wesley Daniel Watson, 26, of Newnan, passed away on Monday, October 20, 2014. He was born in Anchorage, Alaska, on October 19, 1988, to ... Read More