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Sadie Ann (Lyalls) Craven

September 30, 1946 ~ October 25, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Sadie Craven Obituary

Sadie Ann Lyalls Craven, age 77 of West Jefferson, passed away on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at her home. Mrs. Craven was born on September 30, 1946 in Ashe County, the beloved daughter of Robert Clint Lyalls and Ressie Hamby Lyalls. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Ima Jean Parsons, and a brother, Robert Bruce Lyalls.

Sadie was a faithful and beloved member of Calvary Free Will Baptist Church, where she found solace and community in her faith.

Sadie was known for her unwavering work ethic and took great pride in her work. She enjoyed tending to her cherished flowers and creating beautiful crafts that brought joy to those around her.

One of Sadie's greatest joys in life was spending time with her family, and she treasured every moment she shared with her loved ones. She also enjoyed spending time with her beloved dog, Gigi, who brought her endless comfort and joy.

She is survived by:  her husband Johnny Craven; one son, Steve Craven (Diana) of West Jefferson; two grandchildren, Kendra Craven Costner (Kelby), and Keaton Craven (Ashton); a great-granddaughter, Maggie Craven; her beloved dog, Gigi; also surviving are one niece and two nephews.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 29, 2023 at 3:00 pm at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel by Rev. Mark Harless, Rev. Tommy Dollar, and Rev. Frank Woods. Burial will follow in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Sunday, October 29, 2023 at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel. 

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 11796, Charlotte, NC 28220.

Sadie Ann Lyalls Craven will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Her kindness, warmth, and unwavering love for her family and friends will always be remembered and cherished.

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October 29, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Ashelawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens
3470 U.S. Highway 221 North
Crumpler, NC 28617

Funeral Service
October 29, 2023

3:00 PM
Ashelawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens
3470 U.S. Highway 221 North
Crumpler, NC 28617


Ashelawn Memorial Gardens
3470 US Hwy 221 N.
Crumpler, NC 28617


American Cancer Society - NC
P.O. Box 11796, Charlotte NC 28220
Tel: 1-800-227-2345


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