Cecile Naomi Crafton, 70, of Marshall, died Thursday, June 15, 2006, at University Hospital and Clinics in Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 20, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. Dale Bean will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 19, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sunset Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials are suggested to the American Stroke Association.
Born Jan. 17, 1936, in Portageville, she was the daughter of the late Cullen Cecile Bivins and Lois Naomi Zook Bivins. On Oct. 9, 1954, she married Dwane Crafton, who survives of the home. She had lived in Marshall since 1969, moving from Malta Bend, and was a licensed practical nurse for several years at Fitzgibbon Hospital. She was a member of First Assembly of God.
Additional survivors include two daughters, Sheila Jo Countryman and husband Chris of Lebanon and Tammy Trelow and husband David of Malta Bend; three sons, Michael Dwane Crafton and wife Denise of Joplin, David Wade Crafton and wife Bridget of Omaha, Neb., and Mark Allen Crafton and wife Xiao Min of Marshall; two brothers, Paul Wayne Bivins of Buffalo and Don Bivins of the state of Ohio; two sisters, Juanita Walker and Betty Scott, both of Marshall; 16 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Additional information provided per family recompense.