Frances Eller Cranford Lewis

Published 1:19 pm Monday, February 19, 2018

Frances Eller Cranford Lewis, 61, died on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at Rowan Medical Center in Salisbury.

She was born in Iredell County on Aug. 19, 1956, the daughter of the late Otis Franklin Cranford and Sara Edith Ray Cranford. She attended Davie County Schools and became a skilled seamstress with Tilt Manufacturing. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church (US 601 S.) and loved her grandkids.

Survivors: her husband of 32 years, Edd Ray Lewis of the home; a daughter, Christina Benge of Cooleemee; 2 brothers, Andrew Cleveland Cranford (Vicki) of Statesville and Tony Dean Cranford (Sandra) of Cooleemee; a sister, Lisa Cranford Dickens of Mocksville; plus 2 grandchildren, Avery and Haley Benge.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Earnest Cranford, and a sister, Lois Broadway.

The visitation and viewing will be from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Davie Funeral Service. A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. in the funeral chapel with Pastor Chris Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials: to help offset final expenses, Davie Funeral Service, 416 Valley Road, Mocksville.