Doris Dean Crane, 83, of Cleveland, Tennessee, died on Saturday night, April 8, 2017, surrounded by her family.
She was a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a very faithful member of North Cleveland Church of God where she loved singing in the choir and being a member of the Unity Sunday School class, the Geneva Circle and the Peacemakers. She also served as the Nursery Director for 25 years. She helped manageThe Towers at North Cleveland Church of God for 19 years and worked as the office manager for 21 years. She was a member of the Republican Party and religiously worked with early voting. For several years, she was a Red Cross volunteer at Bradley Memorial Hospital always putting others before herself.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents, Harold Dooley (Jack) and Leona McConnell Dooley; two sons, Johnny Crane and Bobby Crane; and grandson Ervin Kyle Stokes Jr.
She is survived by her loving husband and best friend of 64 years, Robert L. Crane (Bob); two sisters, Lucille Herron and Nell Dodson; one brother, Jack Dooley; daughter, Lynn Stokes and husband Ervin of Everglade City, FL; daughter, Margaret Hensley and husband Rick of Cleveland, TN; daughter, Janet Ball and husband Jimmy of Phoenix, AZ; son David Crane and wife Kelli of Cleveland; grandchildren, Christopher Stokes and wife Kathy, Suzanne Stokes, Jason Hensley, Marissa Hensley and Jay Cooke, Jennifer Caldwell and husband Andy, Emily Ball, Jared Ball, Kaitlyn Crane, Madilyn Crane and Skyler Bilyeu; great-grandchildren, Dalton Stokes, Chase Stokes, Jada Stokes, Damien Stokes, Ayden Caldwell, Collin Caldwell and Jameson Cooke; and a very special family pet, Macy.
A Celebration of her life is planned for Tuesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in the Dixon Chapel of North Cleveland Church of God located at 335 11th Street in Cleveland, TN with Pastor Cy Harris and Pastor Mark Williams officiating.
The family will receive friends in the Dixon Chapel from 5-7 p.m. service time on Tuesday.
The interment and committal service will take place on Wednesday, April 12 at 11 a.m. in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with Pastor Mitch Maloney officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers the family would like for you to make a donation to the SW Latimer Foundation School of Theology - https://www.ptseminary.edu/mobile/donate.php.
Companion Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.