Mrs. Dorothy (Dot) Louise Cranford was born on October 4, 1938 in Thomaston, Georgia to Herman and Mary Lou Loyd. She lived in Richlands North Carolina for 31 years and traveled the world with her loving husband, John David Cranford of 40 years and her family. She worked in the service industry until retirement most being a waitress at the Jacksonville Country Club.
Dorothy made her trip to Heaven on Friday November 24, 2017 at age 79 peacefully at Crystal Coast Hospice House accompanied by her family and wonderful caregivers. She leaves her cherished memories to those left behind, two devoted sisters, Edna Thompson and Betty Harris. Three daughters Melanie J. Cranford, Bonnie S. Campbell, husband Anthony, & Felicia A. Cranford. Two grandchildren, Christina Louise Breeden, husband Justin Breeden and Adeline J. Johnson. Two Great Grandchildren Greenleigh and Primrose Breeden and many cherished cousins, nieces, & nephews.
Those that preceded her on her journey to Heaven; 4 brothers Rudolph, Robert Lee, Bobby, Harold Loyd, and sister Linda Beall.
Join the family for the visitation on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at Jones Funeral Home located at 303 Chaney Ave, Jacksonville at 6pm and service to follow at 7pm. Service will be officiated by Chaplain Rick Brooks.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that you make donations in her memory to Crystal Coast Hospice House 100 Big Rock Weigh, Newport, NC 28750 *252-777-4201
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Myrtice Loyd Ribbon lit a candle on Nov 27 2017 04:31:57 PM
I offer my condolences to the family for your loss. Please take comfort in the promise found at John 5:28,29 of the time when we can be reunited with our dear loved ones again. May your reflection on this hope and the fond memories you have bring you comfort and strength to endure this difficult time.
Submitted by Errol on Nov 27 2017 07:52:58 AM
Sorry for your loss. Many wonder why good people die. Romans 5:12 tells us we all are effected by sin. But, Revelation 21:3,4 says it will soon end! Why? Because God loved the world so much he gave his only begotten son, Jesus Christ. ( John 3:16) We pray for comfort for your family.
Submitted by Claudia Williams on Nov 26 2017 12:39:04 PM
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