Leamon Ray Craven

Leamon Ray Craven, 78, of Lake Village, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Delta Regional Medical Center in Greenville, Miss. He was born October 31, 1935, in Kilbourne, La. to the late Garson Craven and Jessie Hayles. He worked for Rowen Drilling Company for years before he retired and he was a Baptist.  

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ann Craven; two sons, John and Timothy Craven; a grandson, Christopher Craven; a granddaughter Ashley Craven; four brothers; and a sister.

Survivors are three sons, Eric Craven and wife, Carolyn, of Mt. Ida, Paul Craven and wife, Misty, of Houston, Ronny Craven and wife, Jerri, of Monticello; a daughter, Bridget Johnson, of Fort Worth, Texas; a brother, Jerry Craven, of Gulf Port, Miss.; three sisters, Louise Hobson, Erma Nell Sampolesi, and Alice Allen, all of Lake Village; 13 grandchildren, B.J. Selman, Lindsay Johnson, Whitney Johnson, Kristin Johnson, Joshua Craven, Adam Craven, Jerry Craven, Thomas Robinson Sr., Brandon Craven, Sumner Meyer, Jack Craven, Jonathan Craven, and Jessica Craven; five great grandchildren, Maya Selman, Chloe Parrish, Annie Dees, Gannon Craven, and Thomas Robinson Jr.;  and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday July 19, 2014, at Bishop-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kenny Culpepper officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Eudora.

An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at www.bishopfuneralhomeinc.com.

The Advance-Monticellonian

Mailing Address:
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Monticello, AR 71657

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Monticello, AR 71655

Phone: 870-367-5325
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