Obituary of Janell Cranford
Janell "Nell" Burris Cranford, age 74, of Troy died Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at her home.
Ms. Cranford was born February 10, 1944 in Troy, NC the daughter of the late Bradford Burris and Opal (Brock) Burris.
She was employed in the Healthcare field as a CNA.
She is survived by her mother Opal Burris of Mt. Gilead; one daughter: Gale Durden of Lumberton, NC; one son: Tim Cranford of Troy, NC; grand-daughters: Daphne Daniel of Lawrenceville, GA, and Kelly Daniel of Lumberton, NC; siblings: Lois Morgan and husband Danny, of Troy, NC, Gary Burris and wife Charlotte of Mt. Gilead, NC, Judy VanHoy of Troy, NC, Sue Griffin and husband, Ron, of Albemarle, NC, Jan Abraham and husband Mike of Gainesville, GA, and sister-in-law Ann Burris, of Troy, NC.
Ms. Cranford was preceded in death by brother Wayne Burris, sister Elaine Thomas, and brother-in-law Larry VanHoy.
Janell enjoyed Gospel music, watching Nascar Racing and was an avid Carolina Panthers Fan. She loved her cats, Oscar, Panther and Misty. She also enjoyed watching The Cooking Channel, cooking, and spending time with her neighbors.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 21, 2018 from 6 - 8 PM at Pugh-Troy Funeral Home, 211 North Main Street, Troy, NC. The funeral will be held Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 3:00 PM at White Crest Baptist Church, 1051 River Road, Mt. Gilead with the Rev. Ken McRae and Rev. Danny Laws officiating. Burial will be in White Crest Baptist Church Cemetery, Mt. Gilead.
Memorials may be made to Community Home Care and Hospice, 1024 Albemarle Rd., Suite 904, Troy, NC 27371.
On-line condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.
Pugh-Troy Funeral Home is assisting the Cranford family.