Crane, Ardis

Friday, January 25, 2013

Ardis Crane died in Hixson on Wednesday, January 23. 

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 26, in Selma, Ala. 

Local arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home 601 Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.



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