Mary E. (Booker) Cravens

December 30, 1930 ~ April 28, 2021 (age 90)


Mary E. Cravens 90 of Hillsboro passed away April 28, 2021 at Hillsboro Area Hospital.

She was born Dec. 30, 1930 in Middletown IL to Melvin and Hazel (Whitman) Booker and step father Edgar Hainline.

She worked at Community Care and Home health Care in housekeeping. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln and Eagles Post 2708 in Lincoln.

She married Arnold V. Cravens on Dec. 24, 1975 and he preceded her on May 7, 2002.

She is survived by her children Tom Bruce of Lincoln, Dorothy Campbell of Mt. View Mo, Beverly Creel of Hillsboro and Charlotte Lane of Hillsboro, one sister Hazel Butler of Maroa IL and step brother Nelson Hainline of MO, grandchildren Tom Lane, John Grimsley, Barbara Vogel, Charles Peoples, Marsha McBade and Teresa Mardock and several great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons Charles and Tommy Garr and three sisters and four brothers.

Graveside burial will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield IL at a later date.

 Hough & Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro is in charge of arrangements.

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