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Deacon EC Crankfield

March 17, 1931 September 4, 2017
Deacon EC Crankfield
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Mr. EC Crankfield was born March 17, 1931 in Colquitt, Georgia, to the late Earnest Crankfield and Lou Jean Whitfield. He received his heavenly call on September 4, 2017 while in the Miller County Hospital. He confessed to Christ at an early age. Mr. Crankfield joined Pleasant Hill Freewill Baptist Church, where he was Lead Deacon and served faithfully until his health declined. He was preceded in death by his first wife of 47 years, Mrs. Annie Lee Crankfield, three children: EC Crankfield, Jr., Vassar Marie Collier and Ada Crankfield.

He leaves to cherish his fondest memories, his wife, Mrs. Rachel Crankfield; seven (7) sons: J.D. (Beatrice Hightower of Bainbridge, GA, R.T. Hightower of Newark, NJ, Jerry (Sylvia) Crankfield and Jamie Crankfield both of Killeen, TX, Jackie Crankfield of Atlanta, GA , Steve (Vevelon) Crankfield and LaDon Crankfield of both Colquitt, GA; six (6) daughters: Shirley Crankfield of Atlanta, GA, Patricia (Gary) Clarke of Thomasville, GA, Edith Crankfield Harris of Augusta, GA, Peggy Crankfield of Bainbridge, GA, JoAnn Crankfield and Linda Crankfield both of Colquitt, GA; five (5) stepchildren: M.C. (Elizabeth) Henson, Jewel Buie; Bessie Burden, Josephine Peterson and Janie Sue Peterson.

Mr. Crankfield also raised three (3) of his grandchildren: T.K. (Lisa) Smith, Marquis (Kimberly) Crankfield and DeAnte (Shonda) Walker; forty (40) grandchildren; thirty-two (32) great grandchildren; one (1) sister-in-law, Doretha Dew; one (1) brother-in-law, Sim Dew and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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2:00 PM 9/8/2017 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/8/2017 7:00:00 PM
Bruton Mortuary

635 Bruton Street
Bainbridge, GA 39819

Bruton Mortuary
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11:00 AM 9/9/2017 11:00:00 AM
Pleasant Hill Freewill Baptist Church

16 Pleasent Hill Road
Colquitt, GA 39837

Rev. Charlie Kyles, Officiating

Pleasant Hill Freewill Baptist Church
16 Pleasent Hill Road Colquitt 39837 GA
United States

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Pleasent Hill Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

16 Pleasant Hill Road
Colquitt, GA 39837

16 Pleasant Hill Road Colquitt 39837 GA
United States

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