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Moody Funeral Home - Mount Airy Location
Friday December 4th, 2015
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Moody Funeral Home Chapel - Mount Airy
Friday December 4th, 2015

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Luther Craven

Luther Jesse "L.J." CravenClintonLuther Jesse "L.J." Craven, 85, of 1807 Milam Rd. and husband of Jessie Barbary Craven, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018, at NHC in Laurens.Born in Chappells, he was a son of the late Rev. Martin Luther and Myrtle Lee Craven. He was self-employed in the pulpwood industry and also sold fresh produce. In addition to his wife, Mr. Craven is survived by: his children, Danny Craven and wife Lonna of Waterloo, Johnny Craven of Clinton, Betty Craven of Clinton, Stanley Craven of Clinton, and Nancy Crowder and husband Thomas of Laurens; sisters Christine Proctor of Cross Hill, Betty Lassiter of Greenwood, and Hazel Henderson of Tampa, FL; 6 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; and 3 great-great grandchildren.In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings, Inez Crowder, Naomi Proctor, Edward Craven, Dean Craven, and Fletcher Craven, and a daughter-in-law, Lisa Craven.Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, January 4, 2018, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel, conducted by Rev. Roger Phillips with burial in Highland Home Baptist Church Cemetery.The family will be at the home and will receive friends on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at The Kennedy Mortuary from 12:00 to 2:00 pm.Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Luther Craven please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Highland Home Baptist Church Cemetery
21 Equinox Drive
Gray Court, SC, 29645


JAN 4. 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)

The Kennedy Mortuary

606 West Main Street PO Box 282

Laurens, SC, 29360



JAN 4. 2:00 PM (EST)

The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel

606 W. Main St.

Laurens, SC

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Thoughts and Prayers

Troy & Sharon Bagwell Jan 5 2018 12:00 AM

Betty, Mrs. Jessie and families, I am so sorry for your loss. Know that you all will be in prayers and heart.

Sheila Meadors Neely Jan 4 2018 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time of loss.David and Tina Faulkner

Tina Faulkner Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM

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The Kennedy Mortuary Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM

Nancy and family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. With my deepest sympathy

Myrna Quinton Jan 3 2018 12:00 AM

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