WINDER – Dion McCrary, 47, died Sunday, March 22, 2009.
Born in Detroit, Mich., he was the son of the late Forney L. and Rena Delores Jenkins McCrary. A member of Grace Baptist Church in Monroe, he was employed as a carpenter in home construction. He was a veteran, having served in the United States Navy from 1980-1984 and 1986-1988. Mr. McCrary was preceded in death by siblings, Frank McCrary and Kelly James.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Dion Eric and Jennifer McCrary, South Carolina; grandchildren, Abbigale, Emily and Eric McCrary; brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Sheila McCrary, Navarre, Fla.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Dolletta McCrary, Winder, Vicky Lambert, Monroe, Mich., Bonnie and Paul Szabo, South Rockwood, Mich., and Rena and Chuck Handschug.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 26, at 4 p.m., at Smith Memory Chapel with the Rev. Brad Waters officiating. Burial will be in Handschug Cemetery in Lynnville, Tenn. The family will receive friends Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.