December 18, 2013

Betty Crane

— Mrs. Betty Crane, 84, of Ringgold and formerly of Dalton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at Parkside Nursing Home in Fort Oglethorpe.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Lewis Crane Sr., in 1985.

Betty is survived by her daughters, Carol Frye Grondin of Ringgold and Glenda Durham of Summerville; son and daughter-in-law, James Lewis Crane Jr. and Tammi of Rome; grandchildren, Ronnie and Kay Frye of Nashville, Tenn., Chris Frye and Nichole Kutil of Rossville, Mary Beth Durham of Summerville, and Amy and Vincent Mendes of Rome; four great-grandchildren; brothers, Bobby Crowe of Ringgold, Houston Crowe of Winder and Donald Crowe of Perry; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Love Funeral Home with the Rev. Chuck Harris officiating.

Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Love Funeral Home Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center), is in charge of arrangements.