Edna L. McCraw

Published 10:21 am Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Edna McCraw of Lambs Grill Road, Rutherfordton, N.C., was received into the loving arms of Jesus, Aug. 20, 2011.
A native of Rutherford County, she was a daughter of the late Cleo S. and Ida Smith Lamb. She was predeceased by a sister, Ruth Gramling, a brother, Maurice Lamb, and special great-niece, Nikki Oliver.
She is survived by her loving husband, Leroy McCraw; daughter, Sonya Stott (Kenneth) and grandson, Brandon McDade. She is also survived by a brother, Elbert Lamb (Mary) of Rutherfordton, N.C.
She was a faithful member of Sandy Springs First Baptist Church, where she served many years as church treasurer, adult ladies Sunday school teacher and choir member. She also served faithfully in the women’s auxiliary of Gideon Polk County Camp.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, Aug. 23 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the sanctuary of Sandy Springs First Baptist Church, located at 382 Sandy Springs Road, Rutherfordton.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. at the church, conducted by her beloved pastor, Phil Bailey, and special cousin, Travis Smith. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in her memory to Gideons, P.O. Box 220, Mill Spring, N.C. 28756.
The family is at the home.
Condolences may be left at www.pettyfuneralhome.com.
Petty Funeral Home & Crematory, Landrum.

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