JOHNNY ‘JOHN’ CALVIN TENNISON OBITUARY
The Grove Sun Daily
30 Apr 2007
JOHNNY ‘JOHN’ CALVIN TENNISON
1934 – 2007
SILOAM SPRINGS, Okla. – Johnny “John” Calvin Tennison, 73 year-old resident of West Siloam Springs, Okla. died April 26, at his home. He was born April 18, 1934 in Tahlequah, Okla. he was the son of Sam Tennison and Ellie Opal Tindell Tennison. John was a business owner and hosted “Do you really Want To Know the Truth” with Brother John, on KURM Radio. He enjoyed mule riding, antiquing, going to flea markets, and preaching the gospel. He married Judy Darlene Hudson on November 15, 1963 in Fort Smith, AR.
He was preceded in death by six brothers, and one grandson. Survivors include his wife Judy of the home; two sons, Johnny Boyd Tennison and Steve Madison Tennison, both of Bartlesville, Okla.; one foster daughter, Tylinda Mistead of Fayetteville, AR. eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two brothers, Vernon Walls of Tahlequah, Okla. and Clarence Austin of Peggs, Okla.; two step-sisters, Lorraine Dematae and Leota Leonardini, both of California.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Monday, April 30, at Jesus Name Church, Cherokee City, AR., with Pastor Steve Paden officiating. Burial will follow at Allen Cemetery, near Moseley, Okla.Visitation will be 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, April 29, at Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs, AR. To sign the online guest book, visit www.wasson funeralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs, AR.