Catherine J. Cranfield

Published 11:36 am Thursday, February 10, 2011

UTICA ­— Catherine J. Cranfield died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at her home in Utica. She was 86.

A lifelong resident of the Utica area, she was a member of the Carpenter Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Cranfield, Sr.; and a brother, Kent Strong.

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Survivors include her daughter, Helen Smith of Jackson; four sons, Robert Cranfield of Utica, Hugh Cranfield, Jr. of Jackson, Fred Cranfield of Brandon and Admiral Cranfield of Buffalo, N.Y.; two sisters, Dorothy Strong of Neeses, S.C., and Lillie Mae Gunter of Carpenter; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Glenwood Funeral Home in Utica with the Rev. Rocky Henriques officiating. Burial will follow at Utica Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Ian Cranfield, Andrew Cranfield, William Walley, D.J. Hawthorne, Steven Pitts and Joey Tucker.