Mrs. Eloise Buchanan Crane, 86, went home to be with the Lord Saturday, August 1, 2020. Mrs. Crane was born March 20, 1934 in Jackson, Co. NC to the late Dan Buchanan and the late Minnie Gregory Buchanan. She was married to the late Carlton Crane who preceded her in 2002. She worked and retired from Burlington Industries and she was a member of Buck Creek Baptist Church. Eloise was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She loved to cook for family and friends.
Survivors include her three children, Joan Hicks of Highlands, NC; Rev. Baker Crane (Susan) of Highlands, NC, and Danny Crane (Maiza) of Highlands, NC; two brothers, Nick Buchanan and Smokey Buchanan; four grandchildren, Henry Crane, Hannah Crane Sykes, Adam Hicks, and April Hicks Newland; one great-grandchild, Hayes Sykes; numerous nieces and nephews; and her bird, “Buddy”.
In addition to her husband and parents Mrs. Crane was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Charlie Hicks; three sisters, Lola Buchanan, Rose Buchanan Jamison, and Hilda Buchanan Jamison; and two brothers, James Earl Buchanan and Claude Buchanan.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Highlands Assembly of God with the Rev. Baker Crane officiating. Burial will follow in Highlands Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or the National Kidney Foundation 270 Peachtree St. #1040 Atlanta, GA 30303.
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