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Mary Elizabeth Howton Cravens
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1937
Fayette
Fayette County
Alabama, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 2011
Jefferson County
Iowa, USA

Mary Elizabeth Cravens, age 74 passed away Thursday, October 20, 2011 at the Jefferson County Health Center.

Mary was born February 6, 1937 in Fayette, Alabama to John and Audie Tidwell Howton. She married Paul Cravens and he preceded her in death. She worked at Barker Co. for 10 years and was also a housewife. She enjoyed gardening, needlework, collecting dolls, fishing and flowers.

She is survived by her lifelong partner: Charles Bird, children: Marie Rambo of Fairfield, James Cravens of Fairfield, Emma Welcher of Winfield, Charles E. Bird of Fairfield, Julie Garrison of Fairfield, Ron Bird of Stockport and Tammy Martinez of Salt Lake City, Utah, 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband: Paul and 1 son: Edward Cravens.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 am Monday, October 24, 2011 at Zion Lutheran Cemetery with Pastor Danny Cary officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8 pm Sunday, October 23, 2011 at Behner Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the family.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Edward Howton (1911 - 1998)
  Audie E. Tidwell Howton (1917 - 1989)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Howton Cravens (1937 - 2011)
  James Clifton Howton (1941 - 1956)*
  Ernest Lee Howton (1950 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Zion Lutheran Cemetery
Douds
Van Buren County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Donald Bitner
Record added: Oct 20, 2011
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- Donald Bitner
 Added: Oct. 20, 2011
 
 
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