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Mr. Merill Laverne Cranford Sr.

May 1, 1928 - September 21, 2013
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Mr. Merill Laverne Cranford Sr. age 85, of Griffin, passed away, Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Christian Ministries Hospice. Mr. Cranford was born on May 1, 1928 in Enigma, GA, son of the late Leon and Linnie Cranford. He was a retired truck driver with Ryder and a member of the Bear Creek Baptist Church. He was a life time member of the V.F.W. and a former member of the Moose Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Cranford; daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Al Fralick; son and his life partner, Merill Cranford Jr. and Ronnie Cole, son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Robin Cranford; step-children, Gloria Jones, Jan and Bob...
Mr. Merill Laverne Cranford Sr. age 85, of Griffin, passed away, Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Christian Ministries Hospice.
Mr. Cranford was born on May 1, 1928 in Enigma, GA, son of the late Leon and Linnie Cranford. He was a retired truck driver with Ryder and a member of the Bear Creek Baptist Church. He was a life time member of the V.F.W. and a former member of the Moose Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Cranford; daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Al Fralick; son and his life partner, Merill Cranford Jr. and Ronnie Cole, son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Robin Cranford; step-children, Gloria Jones, Jan and Bob Cornealison; 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren; sister, Gladys Mixon.
Funeral services for Mr. Merill Laverne Cranford Sr. will be held today at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Haisten McCullough Funeral Home. Rev. Terry Butler will officiate. Interment will follow in Westwood Gardens. Friends may visit with the family today 1 hour prior to the service.
Haisten McCullough Funeral Home, 1155 Everee Inn Rd. is in charge of arrangements

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