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Shirley Marguerite Cranfill

Shirley Marguerite Cranfill, 90, of Highland Haven died Dec. 13, 2012, surrounded by her family. She was born on May 4, 1922, in Laurel, Iowa.

Shirley married Milton Daniel Cranfill on Dec. 10, 1955. They moved to Marble Falls in 1978. He left for heaven on July 10, 1994, after a brief illness.

She was an artist and a member of the Highland Arts Guild, where her art was displayed for many years. Her life revolved around her children, grandchildren, other family members, her church and her bridge group. She and her husband loved traveling with friends in an RV group.

Shirley was a breast cancer survivor and a dedicated supporter of ASC and Reach to Recovery volunteers.

She is survived by daughters Linda Sandel and husband Larry of McKinney, B.J. Brown and husband Lonnie of Highland Haven, Celia Cranfill of Odessa and Judy Cranfill of Ruidoso, N.M.; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters Bonnie Ligouri of Nevada and Evalea Tull and husband Doyle of Arkansas; brother Manley Shank of Iowa; many nieces and nephews, including her faithful niece and nurse, Francine Harmon; and her favorite pet, Kato.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband; a sister; and two brothers.

A funeral service is 2 p.m. Dec. 17 at Marble Falls Church of Christ with Greg Neill officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park.

She will be missed by her church sisters and brothers, her bridge club and her art guild friends.

Condolences may be offered at

Arrangements by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, 1805 U.S. 281 in Marble Falls, (830) 693-4373.

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