2020 Adult Wilbur Honoree
Cranford Graves is known to ‘be a man after God’s own heart’ because of his selfless nature. As a volunteer at Hands on Texarkana, Operation Christmas Child, Laces of Grace, First Choice Pregnancy Center, and Men’s Christian Ministry, through his service he ministers to others. He developed Trunk or Treat that has served as many as 10,000 children on Halloween, providing a safe environment. He has been a councilman for Nash for several years. He currently serves as the minister at Antioch Christian Church, and for the 18 years there, he has provided wedding, funeral services and hospital visits. Cranford also served as the Director of Bowie County School Bus Transportation for twenty-one years where he trained those many others who transported children.