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Florence Marie (Johnston) Craven

November 13, 1946 ~ May 9, 2021 (age 74)


Florence Marie (Johnston) Craven, 74, of Searcy passed away Sunday, May 9th at her home surrounded her loving family. Florence was born November 13, 1946 to the late Jack and Sadie (Hillis) Johnston.

Florence was a Harding University graduate having graduated with all A’s with her teaching degree. She taught 1st and 2nd grade at McRae Public Schools for 25 years before retiring. Florence loved learning. She loved people. She said she found them interesting. Florence loved storms and watching birds. She genuinely loved nature. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend who will be dearly missed.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 57 years, Charlie Craven; one son, Steven Craven; five sisters, Emma Taylor, Margaret Johnston, Kathy Roberts, Nancy Cole, and Marsha Cullum; four brothers, Bill Cleaver of California, Freddy Johnston of California, Richard Johnston, and Gary Johnston; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

In addition to her parents, Florence was preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Johnston, and Darcy Dean Johnston.

Graveside services will be 10:00 AM, Thursday, May 13th at Gum Springs Cemetery.

All Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Searcy McEuen Funeral Home.

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Graveside Service
May 13, 2021

10:00 AM
Gum Springs Cemetery
Corner of Booth Ave and Hwy 267
Searcy, AR 72143

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