ERWIN – Claudine Marie (Crowder) Hanshaw, 81 years old of Erwin, TN, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 17th 2018 at Unicoi County Memorial Hospital. Although she had lived in many different states and cities, she had returned to Erwin, the town of her birth, in the last year of her life. Mrs. Hanshaw was the daughter of the late Cecil E. Crowder and the late Irene (Arrowood) Crowder and was employed as a caregiver in her later years. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hanshaw was preceded in death by her husband, William L. Hanshaw in 1991, her grandhildren, Denise (Bling) Bishop and Will Bishop.
Mrs. Hanshaw is survived by her four children, James E. (Rocky) Henry and wife Brittney of Knoxville, Karan (Henry) Mixon of Port Orange Fl., Lea Hanshaw-Bishop and wife Ruth of Dandridge, TN, Donna Tilson and husband Regan of Erwin, TN. Her Brother Eugene (Gene) Crowder and wife Dawn of Johnson City, TN, her sister Barbara (Crowder) Odom and husband Buddy of Unicoi, TN. Grandchildren: Eric Mixon, Cori Mixon, Caleb Tilson, Chelsey Bishop, Marie Bishop, Caylee Tilson, Gracie Tilson, Nevaeh Bishop, Cynthia Bishop, Morgan Bishop, Cali Bishop, Gabby Tilson and Bentley Bishop. Great Grandson-Carson Tilson.
A Memorial service will be held at Hulen Baptist Church at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 with the Rev. Robert English who will officiate with prayers offered by Rev. Ferrell Peterson. The public is welcome to attend and offer memories of Mrs. Henshaw.
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Claudine’s Great Grandson Carson’s fund to support his medical bills.