MOLENA - Mrs. Esther Mae Wright Ranow, age 88, of Molena, Georgia, died at her residence on Saturday, May 3, 2014. She was born in Petersburg, Virginia, to the late Lynwood Wilbur Wright and Mary Otis Nunly Wright. Mrs. Ranow was a homemaker and a member of Molena Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Joe Ranow and a son, Billy Steven Ranow.
Mrs. Ranow is survived by three daughters, Janice (James) Jackson, of Molena, Georgia; Elaine Strickland, of Thomaston, Georgia; Glenda (Phil) Anthony, of Reynold,s Georgia; two sons, Wayne Ranow, of Cocoa, Florida; Mike (Effie) Ranow of Barnesville, Georgia; two sisters, Nellie Newman, of Colonial Heights, Virginia; Rose Entrekin, of Griffin, Georgia; 12 grandchildren, 23 great- grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside funeral service will be held Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at 2 p.m., in South View Cemetery. Rev. Neil Anderson will officiate. The family will receive friends at Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home, Tuesday from 12 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. Pasley-Fletcher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made to the family at www.pasleyfletcher.com.