Cleta Marie <I>Bailey</I> Ashcraft

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Cleta Marie Bailey Ashcraft

Cleta Marie "Mom" Bailey Ashcraft, 90, of Orange, Texas, died Monday, May 4, 2009, at The Meadows in Orange. A graveside service will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, at Chapel Hill Memorial Park in Waco. The family will receive friends 2 p.m. Wednesday, at the cemetery.

Cleta was born in Abbott, Texas, to the late Jim Robert and Ada (Kirkland) Bailey. She was a former, longtime resident of Waco, where she was a homemaker and also worked as a cashier at Hillcrest Hospital, retiring after seven years of service. In 1993, she moved to Orange, to be near her children and became a member of North Orange Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvy Lloyd Ashcraft.

She is survived by her son, Rev. Lynn Ashcraft, of Orange; granddaughter, Lynae Sanford and her husband, Dr. Jerry Sanford, of Orange; great-grandchildren, Dyllon Sanford and Rebecca Sanford, both of Orange; sister, Allene Lummus and husband, Don, of Waco; brother-in-law, J.B. Caldwell, of Mockesville, N.C.; three nieces; and two nephews.

WT: 5/05/2009

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  • Created by: Ruth M. Brown
  • Added: 4 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36743928
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Cleta Marie Bailey Ashcraft (12 Jul 1918–4 May 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36743928, citing Chapel Hill Memorial Park, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ruth M. Brown (contributor 46796546) .