Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

June 15, 2013

Colleen Coffman Craven


Kokomo Tribune

---- — March 29, 1931 - June 10, 2013

Colleen Coffman Craven, 82, Tipton, died at 12:50 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2013, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Tipton. She was born in Colfax on March 29, 1931, to Frank and Nurmal Shy Coffman. She was married Aug. 12, 1949, in Portland, to Donald Craven, who died Oct. 8, 1999.

She attended Thorntown and Colfax schools and was retired from Mallory’s (Emerson) after 39 years.

She was a member of Poplar Grove United Methodist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary. Her hobbies included gardening, painting and ceramics.

Surviving are her daughters, Rita (Chris) Sloan, Sharpsville, and Janet (James) Corbit, Kokomo; sons, Carey Craven, Frankfort, and Dennis (Gayle) Craven, Santa Clara, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

Services were Friday at Russell and Hitch Funeral Home, Lebanon, with the Rev. Bud Moody officiating. Burial was in Plainview Cemetery, Colfax.