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Official Obituary of

Alta Joann (McCutcheon) Tennant

November 6, 1935 ~ February 21, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Alta Tennant Obituary

Alto Joann Tennant, 88, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2024, peacefully at her home in Socastee, SC., with family by her side.

She was born November 6, 1935, in Beverly, Ohio to the late Harold and Willia (Sampson) McCutcheon.

In addition to her parents Joann was preceded in death by her sister Dorothy Skinner, husband’s Bernard L. (Knute) Tennant and William (Bill) Hutchinson, son Bernard (Bernie) Tennant, daughters Linda Jo Wagner and Tammy Jean Martin and grandson Lee Tennant.

Joann married her first love Knute Tennant. Joann and Knute enjoyed spur of the moment road trips which eventually led them to Myrtle Beach where they resided throughout their married life.

Joann was a member of Surfside Beach Moose Lodge 2351, where she held offices and participated in many volunteer events helping local children’s charities as well as the community.

Joann is survived by her sister Lula Harwell of Barberton, OH., daughters Dee Curry of Socastee, SC and Kathy (Dean) Steindl of Myrtle Beach, SC and daughter in law Debbie Baker Tennant of Socastee, SC.  Joann is also survived by her 20 special grandchildren as well as her 47 great grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren.

Joann was a special lady and will be missed by all.  A memorial service will be planned in her honor at a later time.

Cremation Services Direct of Myrtle Beach (843-651-1194) is assisting the family with the arrangements. 

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