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Nancy Bell Crane, age 82

Nancy Bell Crane, age 82, of Cabot, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. She was born in Herbine, Arkansas on October 12, 1940 to the late Charles Buckley King and Vera Lois Clark King.

Nancy loved the Lord and her family. She was a devoted member of the Smyrna Full Gospel Church in Lonoke, Arkansas. She enjoyed fishing, deer hunting, and was an avid marksman. She loved to cook and was always known for her homemade biscuits and chocolate gravy. She also loved being outdoors, especially in a garden full of flowers.

Nancy is preceded in death by her parents; two sons Terry Bennett and Karlton Bennett; one grandson Michael Polston; and two brothers Roy King and Ray King.

She leaves behind her husband Robert Crane; three daughters Verna Baier (Troy), Renae Compton (Brian), and Gina Crow (Chuck); daughter-in-law Cathy Bennett; six grandkids Michele Gunn (Eric), Amy Brandon (Brent), Alan White, Chris Polston, Nathan Crow (Candice), and Karina Crow; three bonus grandkids Shane Baier (Codi), Justin Baier (Raychele), and Angela Seward (James); numerous great-grandkids; two brothers Rex King and Leon King (Debbie); and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

A visitation will be held on Monday, January 16, 2023 from 6:00-8:00pm with Funeral Service to follow on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 10:00am at A Natural State Funeral Service; 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas. Interment will follow after the service at Serenity Garden Cemetery in Jacksonville, Arkansas.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Alice Cresswell Posted January 13, 2023 4:38 PM

    A very nice, sweet lady gained her wings. May the family feel the comfort and peace that only Jesus can provide.

  • Amy Brandon Posted January 13, 2023 6:18 PM

    Mawmaw I have so many great memories of you but your love, laugh, and smile is what I will miss the most along with your chocolate gravy with homemade biscuits.

    Until I see you again,
    I love you forever and always

  • ROBERT LYNN CRANE Posted January 13, 2023 6:28 PM

    awesome picture of nancy crane

    • Hunter Posted January 17, 2023 8:23 PM

      I miss her papa

  • Brenda Weiss Posted January 13, 2023 8:49 PM

    Forever in my heart ❤️

  • Jamie Carter Posted January 14, 2023 12:49 AM

    One of the sweetest women that I know I love her I will always love her she was like a mom to me you want to miss her so much but I know she’s in heaven now and she’s not hurting she’s walking the streets of gold with her family and friends in the church members that has gone on to heaven they’re probably up there having church as we wake up in the morning they be having Church mama praying I love you and miss you

  • larry d shannon Posted January 14, 2023 2:25 PM

    So very sorry for you loss you will be in my prayers

  • RITA JACKSON Posted January 14, 2023 3:51 PM

    I am so very sorry for the loss your momma, love Rita.

  • Daphne Oliver Posted January 14, 2023 4:09 PM

    Bob I am lost for words. I love Nancy very much and will miss her. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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