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Clarence Allen Cranford

March 23, 1996 — August 25, 2023

Portsmouth, VA

 

Clarence Allen Cranford, age 27, of Portsmouth, VA passed away on Friday, August 25, 2023 as the result of an automobile accident.

Clarence was born in Asheboro, NC on March 23, 1996 and was employed with Bay Lake Retirement as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Clarence was a true gentle giant whose smile could light up a room. He loved everyone and impacted a lot of lives. He was an avid music fan and his favorite artist was Sam Smith. Most of all, Clarence loved his family and his fur babies with all his heart.  Clarence was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Debbie Luther, and maternal grandfather, Robert Steve Goins, Sr.

He is survived by his fur babies, Dexter, Cali, and Ellie Mae; mother, Tammy Roberson (Lee) of Portsmouth, VA; brother, Steven Clint Cranford (fiancée Mechelle) of Elon, NC; sister, Cierra Heigaard (Jon) of Portsmouth, VA; paternal grandfather, Bobby Lee Cranford, Sr; paternal grandmother, Carolyn Cranford; uncle, Robert Steve Goins, Jr. (Pam); niece, Allison Cranford; nephew, Waylon Cranford; multiple cousins, aunts, and uncles. 

The family will receive friends on Friday, September 1, 2023 from 6:00-8:00 pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2023 at 2:00 pm at Mt. Calvary Independent Baptist Church, 1206 Oakland Avenue in Asheboro with Pastor Neil Poole officiating. Burial will follow at New Hope United Methodist Church, 7163 New Hope Road in Denton.  

Memorials may be made to your local ASPCA.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, September 1, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Funeral Service

Saturday, September 2, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Mt Calvary Independent Baptist Church

1206 Oakland Ave, Asheboro, NC 27203

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Burial

Saturday, September 2, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

New Hope United Methodist Church Cemetery

7163 New Hope Rd, Denton, NC 27239

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