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Lula Ann Wilder Cranford

June 22, 1932 — August 26, 2022

Lula Ann Wilder Cranford
Thomasville – Lula Ann Wilder Cranford went home to be with our Lord August 26th, 2022.
She was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister, aunt, friend and loving wife of 48 years to Juan Cranford Sr (1931-2000).
She was born June 22nd, 1932, to Daniel Thomas Wilder and Laura Alma Shirley Wilder, who preceded her in death. She was a faithful servant of God, and a founding member of Wellspring Community Church. She was integral in the growth, and as the leader of the Hospitality Team was seen by many as the face of the church. She a mother and grandmother not only in her family, but to every child in her life that needed one.
She was also preceded in death by her brother Jim, sister Carol, and daughter Juanita. Surviving are her sister Shirley; her three children Olivia and husband Michael, Thomas “Tommy” and wife Robin, and Juan Jr “Buddy” and wife Sheryl; seven grandchildren Scott and wife Cynthia, Chandra, Nita-Jane and husband Carley “Porky”, Jerry and wife Lavonda, Adam and wife Felicia, Lauren and husband Isaac, and Jessica; 19 great-grandchildren Hunter, Carley and wife Cynthia, Heaven-Lee, Corey, Zacc, Shyann, David, Tesla, Katarina, Vivienne, Atreyu, Chad, Elana, Aiden, Christopher, Eoin, Aviela, Aaron, Elyesha; and great-great-grandchild Ryder.
Visitation will be Tuesday, September 6th from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Wellspring Community Church with the service directly after. The burial will be Wednesday at 4:00pm in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.
Flowers can be sent to Nicholson Funerals & Cremations, Thomasville Chapel, 1528 National Highway Thomasville, NC 27360.
Nicholson Funerals & Cremations, Thomasville Chapel has the honor of serving the family.
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Past Services

Lie In State

Monday, September 5, 2022

10:00am - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Nicholson Funerals and Cremation Thomasville Chapel

1528 National Highway, Thomasville, NC 27360

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Visitation

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

5:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wellspring Community Church

600 May Road, Thomasville, NC 27360

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Celebration of Life Service

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Starts at 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wellspring Community Church

600 May Road, Thomasville, NC 27360

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery

401 West Holly Hill Road, Thomasville, NC 27360

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