Gean Dexter CravensSeptember 16, 1924 ~ December 5, 2017 (age 93)
Name: Gean Dexter Cravens
Address: The Villages, Florida
Died: Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 1:44 am Place: The Villages Hospice House, The Villages, FL
Born: September 16, 1924 Place: Herrin, IL
Father: the late: Rollie Archer Cravens
Mother: the late: Rosie Louella Brown
Spouse: the late: Arlene Marie Helm formerly of Mt Olive died March 20, 2015
Date of Marriage: February 21, 1950
Place of Marriage: St. Louis, Missouri
Schooling: attended grade school in Herrin, Illinois and graduated from Herrin Illinois High School, Class of 1942. and after being discharged from the Army he graduated from St. Louis Business College,
Military: Army Veteran of WWII.
Occupation: Employed by Norfolk Western Railroad, who later became Norfolk Southern Railroad his entire working life, retiring in 1986.
Church: A member of the Morrison United Methodist Church. He was very active in the church and sang in the Choir with his wife, Arlene..
Interests: Loved traveling with his wife Arlene.
Survivors: 1 Daughter, Cynthia M. Cravens of Lady Lake, FL // 1 Granddaughter, Talia Marie Estrada of Orlando, FL;
Preceded in Death: Wife, Arlene Marie Helm // Parents, Rollie Archie & Rosie Louella Brown Cravens // 3 Sisters / 1 Brother // Father & Mother-in-law, Wilbert Edwin & Eleanor Dorothy Albrect Helm
Funeral Services: A Funeral Service is being held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 11, 2017, Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Lady Lake, Florida
Burial: Mt. Olive City Cemetery..
A Memorial Service for both Gean and Arlene Helm Cravens will take place in Mt. Olive, Illinois at a later date.
Becker & Son Funeral Home, is in charge of local arrangements to be held in Mt. Olive, Illinois.