Smith, Loriane

Passed: January 10, 2014


Loriane (Rena) Crane-Smith, 91, of Avondale died January 10, 2014 in Glendale, AZ.   She was born July 25, 1922 in Grand Junction, CO to Samuel and Marth Rowton.  She was a charter member of Acacia #46 Order of Eastern Star; past guardian of Job’s Daughters Bethel #8; and retired from Avondale Elementary School as the cafeteria manager.  She is survived by her husband Leroy Smith; daughters Yvonne Heenan and Sharon Hill; son Dennis Crane; sisters Anna Mae Crofoot, Ollie June Pickett, Darlene Gutierrez; 13 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great grandchildren.    She was preceded in death by her first husband Walter Crane; daughter Brenda Joyce Crane; son Wallace Crane; two sisters: Merle and Barbara; and her brother Junior.  Visitation will be held from10am to 11am with a service to follow at 11am on Thursday, January 16th at First Southern Baptist Church in Avondale, AZ.  Burial will follow at West Resthaven Park Cemetery in Glendale, AZ.  Condolences can be sent to

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