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Willard Franklin Cravens, Casey Co., KY (1954-2012)

He was born in Pulaski, County, KY and was a member of a large, respected Casey County, KY, family

Willard Franklin Cravens passed away on Wednesday May 23rd, 2012 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, KY.

Funeral services will be officiated by Brother Stephen Willingham will begin at 1pmET/12pm noon CT, Saturday May 26, , 2012 at First BaptistChurch of Yosemite Cemetery, Yosemite, Casey County, KY.

Willard Franklin Cravens, Casey Co., KY (1954-2012)

He was born on May 5, 1954 in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY. Willard was the son of the late Herbert Don Cravens and RuthHelen Hendricks Cravens. He died Wednesday, May 23, 2012, in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 58 years, 18 days.

He was preceded in death by one brother; William ChesterCravens.

Survivors include his spouse Joann Marples Cravens, and the following:
  • Three step-children:Tammy Sears and Christopher Wesley both of Liberty, KY; and Barry Wesley ofScience Hill, KY

  • Nine step grandchildren

  • One step-grandchild

  • Four sisters: Eula Mae Watson and Donna Buis all of Liberty, and Mary Katherine Sneed ofYosemite, and one brother; Timmy Cravens of Yosemite, Kentucky.
Online condolences may be expressed at

Bartle Funeral Home, 142 KY 49, Liberty, KY, in charge of all arrangements.

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