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Ora Lee Cranford West
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1865
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 1933
Valdosta
Lowndes County
Georgia, USA

MRS. W.S. WEST DIES IN VALDOSTA-Was Wife of Late U.S. Senator and Prominent in Social Affairs.

VALDOSTA, Ga., Dec. 4. -(AP)- Mrs. W.S. West, 68, widow of the late United States Senator West, died early today of a heart ailment.

Her husband was appointed to the senate by Governor Slaton to fill the place of Senator A.O. Bacon, of Georgia.

Funeral services will be held at the family home tomorrow and interment will be in Sunset cemetery.

Mrs. West was one of the leading women of Valdosta. She was prominent in social, political and religious life. Mrs. West was instrumental in the foundation of of the State Women's College here, the Valdosta United Charities and the building of the Woman's home. She donated a part of the land from the West estate on which the Woman's home is built.

Survivors are two brothers T.G. Cranford and Judge Gordon Cranford of Valdosta city court; a son W.S. West Jr., and three grandchildren.
~The Atlanta Constitution. 5 December 1933. p 10. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Lemuel Cranford (1825 - 1898)
  Janie Baird Cranford (1833 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  William Stanley West (1849 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  William Stanley West (1902 - 1937)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas G Cranford (1854 - 1936)*
  Tamsie Cranford Kelly (1859 - 1905)*
  Ora Lee Cranford West (1865 - 1933)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Hill Cemetery
Valdosta
Lowndes County
Georgia, USA
Plot: West Mausoleum
 
Created by: PhillW
Record added: Nov 28, 2012
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Ora Lee <i>Cranford</i> West
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