September 19, 2017
Mrs. Margaret Yarborough Cranford, 84, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Carolina Medical Center in Pineville, N.C. The funeral will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Living Hope at Ballantyne, with the Rev. Chad Gullion officiating. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery in Fort Mill. Margaret was born in Indian Land, a daughter to the late Joseph Oscar Yarborough and Irene Hood Yarborough; her family moved to Fort Mill when she was three years old. She graduated from Fort Mill High School in 1952 where she was involved in the Home Economics and Beta Clubs. Mrs. Cranford worked for Springs Industries for 18 years, then left to continue her life’s work raising children in her home from 1970-1995. She was a member of Living Hope at Ballantyne. She was known for her green thumb and great cooking. Her hobbies included sewing, knitting, crafts and gardening. Surviving are her husband of 63 years, Harvey Cranford; her godchildren, Pam Smith Hickman of Fort Mill, Kim Hargett of Great Falls, and Eric and wife, Rhonda Smith of Indian Trail; her niece, Rita Yarborough Evans and her husband Bobby, and their children and grandchildren, Bobby Evans, Jr. (Sherrie), Shannon Evans (Patti), and Dalton, Dillon and Mason; her great-godchildren, Tyler Hargett, Alex and Austin Smith, Ella Hickman, Eric, Ethan and Aaron Smith. In addition to her parents, she was proceeded in death by her brothers and sister, Edward Yarborough (Drucella), David L Yarborough (Bobbie) and Sara Y. Williams (Woodrow). The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, September 22, 2017, at Wolfe Funeral Home and other times at the home. Memorials may be made to Living Hope, 11724 Elm Lane, Charlotte, NC 28277.
Mrs. Margaret Yarborough Cranford, 84, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Carolina Medical Center in Pineville, N.C. The funeral will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, September 23, 2017, at Living Hope at Ballantyne, with... View Obituary & Service Information
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