Nettie May Robertson Cranfield

Published 6:00 pm Sunday, May 1, 2011

Family graveside services for Nettie May Robertson Cranfieldwill be held at 1 p.m. Sunday May 1, 2011 at Greenlawn MemorialPark Cemetery in Natchez under the direction of Laird Funeral Homein Natchez.

Mrs. Cranfield, 96, died on April 30, 2011, at Silver Cross NursingHome. She was born April 22,1915 to Luther W. May and CeliaMellisia Freeman May in Amite County at home.

She lived in Brookhaven and was formerly of Natchez.

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She was very premature. The mid-wife advised her parents “not toget attached,” and that she would not make it.

However, God had other plans.

She lived 96 wonderful years. She has shared history with herfamily from being born during World War I, living through World WarII and The Great Depression and proudly seeing a son serve hiscountry in Vietnam.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William HarrisonRobertson, in March of 1962; and her husband, Robert Lee Cranfield,in January of 1998.

She was also proceeded in death by her three children, William”Landis” Robertson, Kenneth “Pete” Robertson and Alice RobertsonLeggett Montgomery; her one grandson, Kenneth “Dean” Leggett; andher one great-grandson, Bradley Lee Robertson.

She is survived by her one stepdaughter, Anita Jeanette Cranfield;her four grandchildren, Roger Lee Robertson, Michael Robertson,Melissa Robertson Smith and Angela Leggett McGuffie; hergreat-grandchildren, Brand Robertson Williford, Joshua Smith, Jasonand Daniel Leggett, Andrea Leggett Tillman, Rick “Matt” Mcguffie;her great-great-grandchild Brooks Williford; and Clayton and ChloeSmith, Dylan, Sandra and Elijah Dean Leggett, Tyler, Alyssa andShooter Tillman, Bralynn, Jaidyn, Brody and Brice Leggett.

She has been a resident of Silver Cross Nursing Home Since July 22,2005.

The family of Nettie Cranfield would like to thank each of thestaff at Silver Cross Nursing Home. The love and tender care givento our family member is greatly appreciated and unsurpassed incompassion and care. Each of you made her a part of the SilverCross Family and made “home” a wonderful place to live.

We are so grateful for the “Angels” that work there and take suchgreat care of the residents. We also want to thank HospiceCompassus of McComb for all of the love, prayers and caregiven.

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