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Rosemary Simons Craven, 69
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Rosemary Simons Craven, 69, was born March 28, 1946 and died Oct. 22 at her residence following a sudden illness.
A secretary with the Tennessee Department of Human Services and a member of Arlington Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Lula Durham Simons. She was married Oct. 16, 1964 to John Thomas Craven Sr., who preceded her in death Oct. 6, 2013. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by brother, Edward Simons; and brother-in-law, Gerald McGregor.
She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, John Thomas and Donna Craven Jr. of Hermitage; two sisters and brother-in-law, Betty McGregor of Smyrna, and Dot and Tommy Arrington of Mt. Juliet; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in High’s Chapel with Jon Simmons officiating. Burial will follow at Smyrna Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at High’s.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 23, 2015