Obituary for Allyene Cranfill (Hanks)
Allyene Hanks Cranfill, 94, of Athens, died Monday, September 25, 2017 at Starr Regional Medical Center.
She was a lifelong resident of McMinn County and was a daughter of the late Rush and Bertha Hughes Hanks. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Roy Edward Cranfill, sisters, Zelda Gibson and Catherine Underdown, and a brother, J. W. Hanks.
She was a member of Cedar Springs United Methodist Church. She assisted her late husband in the operation of the family farm.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Don Schultz of Athens; a granddaughter and her husband, Susan and Glenn England of Seymour; a grandson and his wife, Steve and Monica Sprinkle of Nashville; two great grandsons, Sam England and Wyatt Sprinkle; two sisters and brother-in-laws, Laverne and Hugh O. Wilson and Johnnie and Ralph Benson all of Athens; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be conducted, 11:00 am. Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Cedar Springs United Methodist Church with Rev.David Neel officiating. Interment will follow in Cedar Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00am Saturday at the church prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be Bill Stone, Warren Amburn, Tony Baker, Randy Tallent, Aaron Fleury, and Glenn England.
The family suggests memorials be made to Cedar Springs United Methodist Church, c/o Karen Fleury 1434 County Road 100, Riceville, TN 37370.