Obituary: Delores F. Crane

Oct 15, 1933 – Dec 23, 2020

Delores F. Crane, 87, of Bedford, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at Garden Villa Nursing Home.

Born October 15, 1933 in Oolitic, she was the daughter of Robert and Verla (Leddington) Cobb.  She married William “Bill” Crane on June 7, 1953 and he survives.

Delores was a graduate of Oolitic High School class of 1951. Member of First Christian Church and retired from RCA in 1980.

Surviving to cherish the memory of Delores Crane is her husband William; three daughters, Cheryl Norman, Terri (Doug) Ritchison and Michelle (Bill) Ragsdale; eight grandchildren; several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; sister, Laverne Speer; brother, Gary Cobb; and several nieces and nephews.

Delores was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Dennis and Dale Cobb; sister in infancy and son-in- law, Scott Norman.

Funeral services for Delores Crane will be Monday, December 28, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes with Phil Thorne officiating. 

Burial will follow in Talbott Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until the service hour at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel.

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