- September 12, 1938 - March 15, 2013
- Indian Land, South Carolina
of Sara's Passing
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“God bless you all during this difficult time. My prayers go out to you.
1 of 26 | Posted by: Robin Ray - Windsor, NC
“I love you and miss you already, Mom. Thank you for loving us so much and for all the sacrifices you made to raise us right. Please hug everybody for...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Lisa Cox - Pfafftown, NC
“Our prayers are with you and your family during this time.
3 of 26 | Posted by: Allen & Mary - Charlotte, NC
“My condolences on the loss of you mother. I'll be thinking of yoy. If there is anything I can do let me know.
4 of 26 | Posted by: Jack Stutts - Charlotte, NC
“Our deepest sympathy for the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all in this time.
5 of 26 | Posted by: Kathy Young - Raleigh, NC
“Our deepest sympathy to dear Liz and the entire family. It is so hard to loose a mother. She now rests in God's love and peace. Our prayers are...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Earl & Alma Schmitz - Carey, OH
“John, for a guy that loves to talk, there are times like this when I don't know what to say. Just know that you have lots of friends and lots of...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Bill Blackston - Rock Hill, SC
“My thoughts and prayers are with my sister-in-law, Liz and her family. I am sorry for your loss.
8 of 26 | Posted by: Jill Marugg - McCutchenville, OH
“John, my heart goes out to you and your family. Ours thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. If you need anything, please...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Ronnie and Patricia Bennett - NC
“Phyllis and I never met Mrs. Craver, but I had the pleasure of speaking to her on the phone a number of times when I was trying to get hold of Luke,...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Peter and Phyllis Makuck - NC
“Just sending condolences from the whole Mathers Family our Hearts go out to you and we know how much this wonderful lady meant to you our prayers...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: Crystal Mathers - Concord, NC
“John, I am so sorry to hear of your loss! I know from personal experience how hard it is to lose a family member. Just know that she is truly in a...Read More »
12 of 26 | Posted by: Donna Gagne - Monroe, NC
“I will be praying for you and your family John. May God be with you during this difficult time and bring peace to your heart! God Bless
13 of 26 | Posted by: Amanda Sherrod - Wingate, NC
“John, just wanted you to know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. The Entire Greenville office
14 of 26 | Posted by: A friend
“What a sweet dear lady your Mom was. We will remember her always planting flowers in her yard and working with love and pleasure watching them bloom...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Marie & Gene Clements - Fort Mill, SC
“We extend our sincere condolences at this time. May the God of comfort be with you and strengthen you. (Numbers 6:24-26)
16 of 26 | Posted by: M & S Fung - Huntersville, NC
“We know you are with God, Papa, Granny and Grandaddy now, smiling down at us. No more suffering! We love you!
17 of 26 | Posted by: Kris, Liz and Noah Schmitz - GA
“Rest in peace, Mama. Save me a spot. I'll bring the chocolate covered cherries. Love always, John.
18 of 26 | Posted by: John Whisnant - New London, NC
“To Sara Beth’s family I send my heartfelt sympathy, and I join you in grief from the loss this dear loved one. I feel blessed that she...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Juanita Morrow - Colorado Springs, CO
“My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Liz. I am saddened to hear about your mom. She is no longer suffering and is at peace. Hold...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Linda Hall - Fayetteville, GA
“I did not know Sara Beth, but I know one of her fine children, Liz. My deepest condolences to all the family.
21 of 26 | Posted by: Marcia E Herman - Pittsboro, NC
“Our Sara has now completed her earthly toils. The brittle thread which bound her to earth has been severed and the liberated spirit has winged its...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Jerry Crosby - Scottsdale, AZ
“So sorry for your loss. Beth was always a dear friend of mine, and I will never forget all the good times we had while working together at Belk. ...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Barry Turner-Hunt - York, SC
“My dearest Sara Beth, how I will miss you! I enjoyed our e-mails, your free spirit, and most of all your laughter! I know you were a proud mother,...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Gail Dawkins - Durham, NC
“My deepest thoughts go out to your family. I have worked with Jayne going on 13 years. I loved hearing her talk about the family. I know you all...Read More »
25 of 26 | Posted by: Patti Cooke - Iron Station, NC
“Sara Beth, I will always remember you as a spunky and willful "Democrat" who enjoyed taunting me after the election... but only after remembering you...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: Florence Morrow Brainerd - FL
McLean Funeral Directors
Indian Land, SC Sara Beth Collins Craver, 74, formerly of Gastonia, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 15, 2013. Born in Rutherford County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Norman Russell Collins and Frances Stalnaker Collins. Mrs. Craver was a 1956 graduate of Ashley High School and attended Kings Business College in Charlotte. She was an Orthodontist Assistant before working for many years as a Visual Merchandiser with Matthews Belk. She was baptized and attended the First Baptist Church in Gastonia and served as a volunteer at the Holy Angels House of Mercy. Mrs. Craver is survived by her children and their spouses, Luke Whisnant, Lisa and David Cox, Elizabeth and Kris Schmitz, John and Sandi Whisnant, Jayne and Dan Lanier, Peter and Rachael Dawyot; brother and sister-in-law, Keith and Becky Collins; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to attend the memorial service beginning at 1:00 PM Friday, March 22 in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church of Gastonia. Dr. Ray Ammons and Rev. JoLynn Prochaska will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the service. Condolences may be sent online to www.mcleanfuneral.com McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the family of Mrs. Craver.
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