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327 West King Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Phone: 304-263-8896
Fax: 304-263-9248
John Tennant

John Tennant

Saturday, January 7th, 1939 Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

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Obituary for John Robert Tennant Sr.

John Robert Tennant, Sr., 80 of Charles Town passed away Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at his home under the care of Hospice. Born January 7, 1939 in Dallas, Texas he was the son of the late James Robert Tennant and Eva Evelyn Mauldin. He was of the Baptist faith, served in the U S Navy and worked as a photographer for the Smithsonian Institution at the National Gallery of Art and was the Chief Photographer for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. In addition, he also free lanced as Fine Arts Photography catering to the art industry in the greater Washington, D.C. area. Upon leaving the Smithsonian, John enjoyed a second career as a real estate appraiser for Wells Fargo. He is survived by his wife Ruth Ann Jones Norris Tennant, three sons, Jon Carl Norris of Frederick, Maryland, James Christopher Tennant of Martinsburg, West Virginia and John Robert Tennant, Jr. of New Market, Maryland, daughter Elizabeth Ann Flippo of Mansfield, Texas, sister, Linda Dupree of Haughton, Louisiana, 3 daughter in-laws; Noel Norris, Rebecca Tennant and Shanna Tennant and a son in-law, Mark Flippo, grandchildren; Jessica and Aaron Norris, Lauren, Zachary and John Tennant and Terry Myers, great grandchildren, Cody Lane , Dylan and Jaci Delaine Myers.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by granddaughter, Stephanie Delaine McFarland.
A celebration of life will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Jefferson Chapel Funeral Home, 114 N. Mildred Street, Ranson, West Virginia 25438 with the Deacon Curtis Lawson officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.

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    Saturday, April 27th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Jefferson Chapel of Brown Funeral Homes
    114 North Mildred Street
    RANSON, WV
    Saturday, April 27th, 2019
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Deacon Curtis Lawson
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Cheryl J Skinner,

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of John Robert Tennant, Sr., give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Navy Veteran, John Robert Tennant, Sr., is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †
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