WILMA MORRIS CRAVEN

Wilma Morris Craven, 91, of Baxley passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020 at her residence under the care of Comfort Care Hospice.

Mrs. Craven was born March 25, 1929 in Appling County to the late Tom Lawton Morris and the late Mamie Lou Shipes Morris.  She was a member of Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Craven was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth “Bud” Craven; brothers, Ira Poole, Carlos Poole, Phil Poole, Junior Morris and Willie Morris; and sisters, Inez Poole Hall and Ernestine Morris Overstreet.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Darwin and Glenda Crummey of Baxley; sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary Sally and Charles Hubbard of Jesup, Martha Ann and Dennis Poppell of Odom; granddaughter, April (Andrew) Scruggs of Sugar Hill;  two great grandsons, Drew (Kirsten) Scruggs of Athens and Bryson Scruggs of Sugar Hill.

A private funeral service was held Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Swain Funeral Home with Rev. Rick Brown and Rev. Tommy Daniels officiating. A graveside service followed at 11:00 a.m. at Ten Mile Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active Pallbearers were Drew Scruggs, Bryson Scruggs, Mike Luke, Ted Craven, Shane Buffkin, Brad McDaniel and Chip Craven.

Musical selections were rendered by the Rev. Tommy Daniels, Kim Hall and Tripp Hardee.

The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Ted Craven, James Buffkin, Mike Luke, Franchesca Rocha, Debbie Branch, Karla James, Mattie Nails, and the Staff of Comfort Care Hospice for their loving care and friendship.

Remembrances may be made to the Appling County Food Bank (P.O. Box 528 Baxley, GA 31515).

Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.