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June 16, 2014

Marie Fletcher Bryan Cranford

TIFTON — Marie Fletcher Bryan Cranford, 87, of Tifton died Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Tift Regional Medical Center. A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. today at Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Sycamore. The Rev. Asah Hudgins and the Rev. Billy Bryan will officiate with burial to follow.

Mrs. Cranford was born June 15, 1927 in Turner County and was the daughter of Warren L. and Myrtle Brantley Fletcher, both deceased. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Leon Cranford Sr. She was a homemaker and a seamstress and of the Baptist faith.

Mrs. Cranford is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Terry and Cheryl Bryan of Chula, James L. Bryan of Tifton and Ricky and Joy Bryan of Tifton; two brothers, James W. Fletcher of Jacksonville, Fla. and Leon B. Fletcher of Tifton; seven grandchildren, Billy Bryan, Becky Bryan, Bo Bryan, Tara Bryan Hudgins, Trent Bryan, Tyler Bryan and Taylor Bryan Walker; and six great-grandchildren.

Condolences may be sent to the family at the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com.

Services for the Cranford family are under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

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