James Martin Cranfill, II

James Martin Cranfill, II

Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan, USA
Death 6 Sep 2000 (aged 76)
Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Burial Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana, USA
Plot 1983 Addition
Memorial ID 15639088 · View Source
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James M. Cranfill, Jr., 76, Frankfort, died unexpectedly at 11:52 p.m. September 6, 2000, at Parkview Memorial Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Mr. Cranfill attended school in Gaston. He moved to Frankfort in 1957. He worked as a custodian with the U.S. Postal Service and retired in 1984.

A former member of the VFW and the American Legion, he served as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army during World War II. He belonged to the Eagles Lodge in Frankfort.

He was born December 13, 1923, in Jackson, Michigan, to James M. and Margaret Modena (Gilmer) Cranfill Sr. On June 8, 1957, he married Katie Crutchfield, and she survives.

Other survivors are two sons, James M. III of Stroh and Barri M. of Camden; two daughters, Jackie Myers of Fort Wayne and Mrs. Mark (Terri) Calvin of Frankfort; a sister, Loretta Snider of Marion; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery.

1st wife, Marie Agnes Doran, 2 children: James Martin Cranfill III and Jacquelyn "Jackie" Cranfill Myers.
2nd wife, Roberta Kathleen Crutchfield, 2 children: Barry M Cranfill and Terri Ruth Cranfill

2. Donna Maria Perfetto Fox Shiner -- B: 1925? D: 6 Jun 1988
3. Loretta Landis Snider -- B: 25 Jul 1926 D: 22 Jan 2010
4. R.E. Cranfill -- B: 1934

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  • Maintained by: Terrie Cranfill Jackson
  • Originally Created by: Judy
  • Added: 6 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15639088
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Martin Cranfill, II (13 Dec 1923–6 Sep 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15639088, citing Bunnell Cemetery, Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Terrie Cranfill Jackson (contributor 47297044) .