Patritia Florence Crane
of Ashland, passed away May 10th, 2021 at the SSM St. Joseph Hospital in St. Charles, MO. , she was 86 years old. Florence was born December 12, 1933 in Boone County, the daughter of Edd Ballard and Delora Mae Nichols Watson. She was married to Donald Barnhart from May 22, 1954 to September 15, 1956. She later married Garland Crane on June 1, 1957 and he preceded her in death June 19th, 1993. Florence retired from State Farm Insurance after 30 plus years. She was a member of New Liberty Primitive Baptist Church in Ashland. Services will be held at Robinson Funeral Home in Ashland on Thursday May 13th, at 2:00pm with visitation from 1:00pm. Burial will follow in New Liberty Cemetery. Survivors include, her sons, Jesse ( Sharon) Barnhart of Florissant, Edd Crane and Leland (Zeke) Crane of Ashland; one brother, Jimmy Watson of Columbia; her grandchildren, Erika, Alecia, Delora Mae and Kelsey; 3 great grandchildren, Julian, Selah and Maximus. She was also preceded in death by, 2 sisters, Norma Cummings and Rosanna Perkins; one brother, Robert Watson. In lieu of flowers Memorial Contributions may be given to New Liberty Cemetery Fund.