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Lalita Renea Crenshaw

August 13, 1953 – May 23, 2023


Thursday, June 1, 2023

Lie In State: 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Held at

Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel

824 Lipscomb Street

Shelbyville, Tennessee


Friday, June 2, 2023

Family Visitation: 10:00 A.M.

Funeral Service: 11:00 A.M.

Held at

Schrader Lane Church of Christ

1234 Schrader Lane

Nashville, Tennessee



Middle TN State Veterans Cemetery

1:00 P.M.

7931 McCrory Lane

Nashville, Tennessee

The world was blessed with the life of Lalita Renea Crenshaw on August 13, 1953, to the late William Carol White, Sr. and Rose Evelyn McClain White in Nashville, TN. She was the eldest of 3 children, Williams Jr, and Terri. She transitioned from this earthly life on May 23, 2023, surrounded by loved ones in the comfort of her home.

Lalita was a strong woman with a fighting spirit that carried her through tough times that were brought on by health challenges. She fought long and courageously. Most importantly, she was a woman of faith in God through Christ.

She enjoyed being with her family and spending time with her grandchildren. She was an infamous prayer warrior and adored her brothers and sisters in Christ.

She was preceded in death by her father, William Carol White Sr., her husband, David Harold Crenshaw Sr., and her son, David Harold Crenshaw Jr.

She is survived by her precious daughters, Stacy R. Bryant, Atlanta, GA, Tracy L. Crenshaw, Memphis, TN, Davina M. Crenshaw, Birmingham, AL, and Deanna M. Crenshaw, Phoenix, AZ. Loving Mother; Rose E. Wiseman, Nashville, Tn; Sister, Terri D. Greer (Arthur), Columbia, TN, Sericka Robinson (Larry) Gardner, KS, Pheda Hinds, Nashville, TN, Diana Davis (Gerald); brother, William C. White, Jr. (Joyce), Antioch TN, David White, Grandview, MO; Sisters in law, Olivia Crenshaw and Brenda Crenshaw, Nashville, TN; Brother in law, James Crenshaw (Becky), San Diego, CA; 11 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren; uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins, and numerous extended relatives and friends. Lalita was loved by so many, and she returned love to so many more.

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