Johnny Ray Cranford
Funeral Date: 1/28/2019

Johnny Ray Cranford, age 72, of Hermitage, AR passed away Friday, January 25 at his home. He was born August 4, 1946 in Tinsman, AR to the late Roy Houston Cranford and Birtha Vola Laws Cranford. He was a welder and construction worker and a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. Also, preceding him in death were brothers; Marvin Cranford, VO Cranford, Hershel Cranford and Douglas Cranford, sisters; Shirley Boyette and Sue Cathy Cranford and a grandson Christopher Hoskins. Survivors include his wife of 49, Emma Richards Cranford whom me married on August 22, 1969. Two Daughters; Pam Hoskins and spouse Ronnie of Banks, AR and Patricia Doss and spouse Brad of Sumpter, AR. Two sisters; Carrie Hollingsworth and spouse Gene of White Hall, AR and Juanita Davis of Camden, AR. Six grandchildren; Jonathon Hoskins and spouse Erin of Oxford, MS, Michael Hoskins and spouse Cassie of Warren, AR, TJ Hoskins of Monticello, AR, Heather Hoskins of Banks, AR, Makayla Doss and Makenzy Doss both of Sumpter. Two great-grandchildren; Addison Hoskins and Zoey Hoskins both of Warren, AR. Graveside service was 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 28 at Outlaw Cemetery with Rev. Billy Biggs officiating. Burial was in Outlaw Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Jonathon Hoskins, Michael Hoskins, TJ Hoskins, Ronnie Hoskins, Brad Doss and Kenneth Earnest. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Dichelle George, Dr. Kenneth Purvis, Richard Doss and Eugene Cranford.



Name: Tammy Evans Hensley

Name: Bradley and Paula Herring
Message: Mrs Emma Patricia and Pam we are so sorry for your loss. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with each one of you.

Name: JoAnn Steelman
Message: Emma, Pam, and Patricia - our thoughts and prayers are with y’all during during your loss. Y’all did everything that could be done for Johnny Ray. There to the end. God bless each one of y’all. Love to Each!

Name: Donna Raney
Message: Emma Faye, Pam, and Patricia, so sorry to hear about Johnny Ray. Will keep all of you in our prayers!!

Name: Janie and Lyn Grice
Message: Prayers for you all

Name: Joe &Shirley Simmons
Message: So sorry for your loss. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Lea Faulkner BCMC
Message: Pam and family I’m so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you and your family now and in the coming days.

Name: Holly Adair
Message: Sorry for your loss! Your family will be in my prayers!

Name: Nancy Bailey Kelly
Message: You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers

Name: Neil and Regina St John
Message: Mrs. Emma, Pam, Patricia and family, Neil and I are so sorry to hear about the loss of Mr. Johnny. May God bring you peace and comfort at this time.

Name: Klay and LaWanda McKinney

Name: Sam & Brenda Mercer
Message: Pam, praying for Gods Peace be with you

Name: Katie Rawls

Name: Paige Stell
Message: Pam, you & your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Paige

Name: Don and Eloise Hunter
Message: So sorry for your loss. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with each one of you.

Name: Jessie Hicks
Message: Patricia and family I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.