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Sylvia Lou Segraves Cranor
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Obituary for Sylvia Lou Segraves Cranor

Sylvia Lou Segraves Cranor, 79 of North Wilkesboro, wife of Hugh A. Cranor, III died May 6, 2018 at her home.

Funeral service will be held Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 3:00 PM at First Baptist Church of North Wilkesboro with Dr. Bert Young and Rev. Paul Hugger officiating. The family will receive family and friends prior to the service from 1:30 until 2:45 PM in the First Baptist Church Sanctuary. The service will conclude at the Davis Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Cranor was born in Wilkes County to Archie Gilbert Segraves and Chloe Church Segraves. She graduated form Wilkes Central High School, then attended Draughn’s Business College in Winston-Salem and later graduated from Clevenger Business College in Wilkesboro.

Mrs. Cranor retired from Wilkes Paint and Glass Company, where she worked as office manager for over 37 years.

Mrs. Cranor was a long-time member of First Baptist Church of North Wilkesboro and a member of the Euzelean Sunday School Class and the Sloan Circle. She was active in many areas of her church and volunteered for several different ministries.

After retiring, Mrs. Cranor took a training course at Hospice and became a Hospice volunteer for several years. She also volunteered at the Wilkes Ministry of H.O.P.E. where she interviewed clients who came for help. She loved this ministry a lot.

Mrs. Cranor was also a volunteer for the Samaritan Kitchen of Wilkes where she enjoyed driving and delivering meals to clients.

In 2006, Mrs. Cranor received the Governor’s Award for Outstanding Service in North Carolina.

She was a long-time member of the Victorian Belles Group and so enjoyed their monthly outings.

Mrs. Cranor was preceded in death by her parents. Surviving are her husband of nearly 60 years, Hugh A. Cranor, III and a daughter, Virginia “Ginger” Chloe Edmiston and her fiance’, Bobby Johnson. She is also survived by a very special cousin, Melody Hoyle and husband, Ernie as well as her precious dog, Baby of 15 years.

Pallbearers will be Dwayne Billings, Tim Billings, David Billings, Ronnie Billings, Phil Caudill and Rev. John Triplett.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of North Wilkesboro, PO Box 458, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659.

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1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
First Baptist Ch of North Wilkesboro

510 D Street
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659





3:00 PM
First Baptist Ch of North Wilkesboro

510 D Street
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Cemetery Details


Davis Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery

3111 Red Top Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Memorial Contribution

First Baptist Church of North Wilkesboro

510 D Street
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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