Charles C. Cranford (WARRENTON, Ga.)

WARRENTON, Ga. - Mr. Charles Cooper Cranford, Sr. age 67, beloved husband of 44 years to Mrs. Susan Van Dyke Cranford went to be with the Lord Thursday October 21, 2010 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, October 24, 2010 at the First Baptist Church of Thomson with the Rev. Charles C. Cranford, Jr., Dr. Leonard Dupree, and Dr. James Ramsey officiating. Private interment services will be held in the Long Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Cranford a native of Summerville, SC , had been a resident of Thomson for 35 years before moving to Warrenton in 2009. He was a retired electrician with civil service serving at the Charleston Naval Shipyard, Fort Gordon, and the VA Hospital. A active member of the First Baptist Church of Thomson Mr. Cranford served as a deacon and Sunday School Teacher at Thomson Manor Nursing Home. He will be remembered as a Friend to all man kind. Additional survivors include his daughter and son in law, Carla Cranford (Wayne, Jr.) McMahan, of Taylors, SC, his son and daughter in law, Rev. Charles Cooper (Deann) Cranford, Jr. of Dacula, GA, four grandchildren, Annie Cranford, Lily Cranford, Polly McMahan, and Walter McMahan, three brothers, Clayborne Cranford, of Summerville, SC, Eley Wagnon, of Decatur, Ga and Jimmy Wagnon, of Ruston, LA. The family will receive friends TODAY, Saturday October 23, 2010 from 6:00 - 8:00 P. M. at Lowe Funeral Home In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to the World Hunger Fund, C/O First Baptist Church of Thomson, 235 Jackson Street Thomson, GA 30824. Lowe Funeral Home, 77 W Gibson St. Warrenton GA 30828 (706) 465-3333 Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-October 23, 2010