Cranfill, Chester Allen (Dunlap)

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Chester Cranfill
Chester Cranfill

Chester Allen Cranfill, 14, of Dunlap, Tennessee, died on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at his home after a year-long battle with cancer. 

He was of the Church of God faith and was a student at the Sequatchie County Middle School. 

Preceding him in death were his grandfathers, Wayne Cranfill and Buddy Turner; grandparents, Harry and Willie May Hazelton; and uncle, Chester Cranfill. 

Survivors include his father, James (Heather) Cranfill, Dunlap; mother, Stephanie (Michael) Walling, Dunlap; siblings, Brooke, Mallory, Emma, and Irelyn Cranfill, all of Dunlap; Kaylie Hale, Dunlap; Zane Smith, Spencer; grandparents, Judy and Ed Gee, Pikeville; step-grandmother, Renee Cranfill; grandmother, Betty Lou Idema, Pikeville; aunts and uncles, Jimmy and Cindy Grant, Sonya and Stoney Olendorf, and Stacy and Tonya Turner; and a host of friends. 

Funeral services will be on Saturday, Jan. 12, at 1 p.m. CST in the funeral home chapel with burial in Collier Cemetery. 

Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com. 

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Highway 127 South, Pikeville, Tn. 

Visitation will be from 1-9 p.m. CST.


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