Melva Ardella Cramer

February 13, 1936 - June 8, 2018
Melva Ardella Cramer

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Melva Ardella Cramer 82 of Land O Lakes was set free to be with her lord and savior on June 8, 2018.  Born in Hagerstown MD on Feb 13 1936 she lived in Frederick MD until 1978 when the family relocated to FL. She met her Husband of 58 years Roger Cramer Sr. at a New Years Dance and they were married a year later on November 27th 1959.   Melva gave her time, love and attention to her family which was her greatest joy.  She was active in church volunteering wherever there was a need; she loved arts and crafts and taking trips with her family and friends.

She was predeceased by her Parents Floyd and Thelma Smith, In Laws Austin and Mary Cramer, Brothers Sherman Smith, Gary Smith, James Smith and brother in law’s Richard Cramer and Arlington Cramer.

She is survived by her Husband Roger Cramer Sr., children Roger Cramer Jr (Julie), Cathy Rodgers (David) and granddaughter Heather Rodgers.  She is also survived by her Brothers Dick Smith (Carol), Donnie Smith (Marsha) sister Bonnie Teays, Sister in Laws Bunny Cramer, Barbara Cramer, Judi Smith and Joyce Cramer;  Brother in Law Bernie Cramer (Marge) plus many nieces and nephews as well as her lifelong Friend Margaret Gorman Lancaster.

A Memorial will be held on Friday June 22nd at 10am at the First United Methodists Church of Land O Lakes located at 6209 Land O Lakes Blvd Land O Lakes FL 34638 followed by an internment ceremony at 1:30pm at Florida National Cemetery located at 6502 SW 102nd Ave Bushnell FL 33513.

In lieu of flowers gifts in Melva’s name can be made to HPH Hospice 12470 Telecom Dr Tampa FL 33637 or


Friday, June 22, 2018
1:30 PM

Florida National Cemetery - Directions
6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-7740

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  • June 14, 2018
    Allison Deal lit a candle:
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  • June 14, 2018
    Suzanne Smith (Taulton) & Family says:
    Finding the words to express exactly what I'd like to say is a bit difficult. Our visits were always very memorable. Please accept our condolences, and may you find comfort knowing that Aunt Melva is now in the presence of the Lord.