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John Willie Gann

July 12, 1934 ~ January 9, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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John Willie Gann Obituary

John Willie Gann, 89, died January 9, 2024 at Moses Cone Hospital. 

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 14, 2024 at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service in the church CEC. 

Willie was born July 12, 1934 in Rockingham County to the late Harry and Sadie Snow Gann. He was a member of Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church. Willie owned and operated Gann Construction and was a lifelong cabinet builder, home builder and carpenter. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Donald Gann and Samuel “Sam” Gann. 

Willie is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Mildred Shaw Gann; daughter, Lynn Crabtree (late Mike Crabtree); son, Chris Gann (Wanda); brother, Fred Lee Gann; sisters, Lucille Tague and Barbara Williams; brother-in-law, Arnold Williams; grandchildren, John Christopher Gann (Crystal), Sarah Graham (Matt), and Michael Keller; great-grandchildren, Carter Gann, Scottie Katherine Gann, Sawyer Graham and Dallas Kate Graham; several nieces and nephews; and many friends. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, 5120 Burlington Road, Greensboro, NC 27405.

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Funeral Service
January 14, 2024

3:00 PM
Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church-Greensboro
5120 Burlington Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27406

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Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church
5120 Burlington Road, Greensboro NC 27405
Tel: 1-336-697-0444


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