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Gene Henderson Cravatt
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Birth: May 26, 1938
Death: Apr. 10, 2006

Source: Daily Ardmoreite

SULPHUR -- Services for Gene Henderson Cravatt, 67, were Saturday, April 15, 2006, at Sandy Baptist Church with Pastor Steve Hall officiating. Interment followed at Sandy Baptist Cemetery.

Born on May 26, 1938, in Wilburton to Jack Henderson and Ada Catherine (Foraker) Cravatt, he died on April 10, 2006, in Bedford, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Albert Benjamin Cravatt; little brother, Norman Cravatt; and eldest daughter, Imogene Barragan.

He grew up in the Sulphur, Murray County area and attended Carter Seminary. He was baptized at Sandy Creek near Sandy Baptist Church in Sulphur. He graduated in 1959 from Dale High School in Dale. After relocating to Dallas in 1965, Gene attended business school for accounting.

Gene's favorite hobby was working on cars which he turned into his lifelong career. At the time of his death, he was employed at Dave's Auto Repair in Irving, Texas. He loved going to car shows, hunting, fishing, golfing, gospel singing, Sunday morning walks, barbecuing, and especially spending time with his young son.

He is survived by his wife, Shanna Dee (Bell) Cravatt, and their son, "Chabon" Kenneth Henderson of the home; sons, Frank Henderson Cravatt, Lyndel Cravatt, and "Lil" Gene Leroy Cravatt, all of Dallas; one daughter, Annette Gray, Dallas, and their mother, Barbara, also of Dallas; 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren;

Also, brothers, David Cravatt, Ardmore, Jerry Cravatt, Savannah, Ga., Larry Cravatt and his wife, Lori, of Ada, Tommy Cravatt and his wife, Tammy, of Overbrook, and Timothy Cravatt, Sulphur; sisters, Lucille Loman and her husband, Howard, Irving, Texas, Marilyn Lewis and her husband, Marvin, Ardmore, Norma Ann Wallace and her husband, James, Sulphur, Judy Poolaw and her husband, Flint, of Phoenix, and Shirley Lewis, Sulphur; numerous nieces and nephews.

Bearers were Frank Cravatt, Lyndel Cravatt, "Lil" Gene Cravatt, Benny Wallace, Joe Paul Clay and Alex Lewis Jr.

Honorary bearers were Myron Lewis, Ben Lewis and Noah Wallace. 
Family links: 
  Henderson Cravatt (1911 - 1980)
  Ada Catherine Foraker Cravatt (1912 - 1982)
  Albert Benjamin Cravatt (1937 - 1975)*
  Gene Henderson Cravatt (1938 - 2006)
  Norman Cravatt (1956 - 1983)*
*Calculated relationship
Sandy Baptist Church Cemetery
Murray County
Oklahoma, USA
Maintained by: J&G Sanders
Originally Created by: Stone Seeker (inactive)
Record added: Aug 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28788525
Gene Henderson Cravatt
Added by: J&G Sanders
Gene Henderson Cravatt
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 Added: Mar. 28, 2010

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