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Mary Etta Cranford Free
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Mary Etta Cranford Free, 90, of Cumming, died June 21, 2013.

She was a charter member and the oldest member of Siloam Baptist Church.

Her parents, Henry and Lillie Cranford; brother, Henry Lee Cranford; and a sister, Daisy Mae Evans, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her loving husband of 65 years, Bob Free of Cumming; children, Melvin Free, Melba Ree and Jimmy Cole, Annette and the Rev. Ronald Pruitt, all of Cumming; sisters and brother-in-law, Maggie Cranford, Susie Moore, both of Dawsonville, Nellie Evans, Kate and Leonard Evans, all of Cumming; brothers, the Rev. Sam Cranford, R.V. Cranford, both of Dawsonville; sister-in-law, Ethel Sosebee of Blue Ridge; grandchildren, Michael and Lisa Cole of Gainesville, Robert and Mallory Cole, Alan and Melanie Pruitt, the Rev. Eric and Jessica Pruitt, all of Cumming; several great-grandchildren; various other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. June 25 in the chapel of Ingram Funeral Home with the Revs. Clyde Boling, Kenney Sutton, Eric Pruitt and Ronald Pruitt officiating. Interment followed at Sawnee View Memorial Gardens.

Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory of Cumming was in charge of the arrangements.