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Blanche R Reeves Craven
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1908
Bourbon
Crawford County
Missouri, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 2000
Mangum
Greer County
Oklahoma, USA

Blanche Reeves Craven, 91, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2000, at Mangum City Hospital. Funeral services are set for 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist Church in Mangum with the Rev. Jimmy Pitson officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Cemetery under the direction of Greer Funeral Home.

Mrs Craven was born Sept. 7, 1908, in Bourbon, Mo., to Thomas Andy and Mary Ellen Burgess Reeves. She married William Alvin Craven on Jan. 5, 1925. He preceded her in death on Dec. 26, 1963. She was a homemaker and cooked and managed the Hotel Franklin Cafe along side her husband. She was a longtime resident of Mangum and a member of the First Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and an infant son as well as three sisters and two brothers.

Survivors include: her children, Betty and husband R.L. Patton of Mangum, Robert and wife June Craven of Carpenterville, Ill. and James Craven of Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Mary Ellen Haywood of Florida, seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Andrew Reeves (1869 - 1957)
  Mary Ellen Burgess Reeves (1870 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  William Alvin Craven (1902 - 1963)
 
 Children:
  Betty Jo Craven Patton (1926 - 2012)*
 
 Sibling:
  Claude D Reeves (1891 - 1892)*
  Blanche R Reeves Craven (1908 - 2000)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Roselawn Cemetery
Mangum
Greer County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Peggy (Short) Wilson
Record added: Aug 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28992067
Blanche R <i>Reeves</i> Craven
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Blanche R <i>Reeves</i> Craven
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Blanche R <i>Reeves</i> Craven
Added by: Peggy (Short) Wilson
 
 
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- Mary Lambert
 Added: Sep. 1, 2015
Rest in peace. 1st cousin 2 x removed. Daughter of Thomas Andrew Reeves and Mary Ellen Burgess Reeves.
- sunlvr
 Added: Feb. 24, 2011
 
 
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