There is no service scheduled for Mr. Craven.
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Interment of his cremains will take place at a later date.
Jimmie Leon Craven died at 8:45 a.m. on Monday, January 12, 2004 at his home in Vandalia after a lengthy illness. He had been a resident of Vandalia for three years, living most of his life and moving here from the High Hill area in Montgomery County, Missouri. Mr. Craven had been a commercial painter for many years before his health prevented him from working any longer.
Born: August 22, 1942 in Paducah, Kentucky, the son of John Richard and Lilly (Rodgers) Craven.
Married: Candy Nichols on May 27, 2000 in Danville, Missouri; she survives at the home.
Survivors include: his wife Candy of Vandalia; one son, Jason and wife, Bobbi Craven of Vandalia; two daughters, Angie and husband, Brandon Hummel of Vandalia; Missy and husband, Ben Harrell of Pleasant Valley, Missouri; one step-son, Dennis and wife, Maria ANelson of Montgomery City; one step-daughter, Wendy Nelson; four brothers, Britton Craven of Jackson, Michigan; Charlie Craven of Wellsville; Jack Craven of Big Springs and James Craven of Montgomery City; two sisters, Helen Meyers of Montgomery City and Dathel McKeller of Fulton; nine grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by: four brothers, Homer Craven, Frank Craven, Don Craven and Sherman Craven; three sisters, Bertha Burks, Marion Horn and Myrtle Hall; one grandson, Dawson Mathew Hummel.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.