Juanita Ruth (Watters) Cravens passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Heritage Village Nursing Home in Holdenville, Oklahoma at the age of 90.
Juanita was born September 7, 1930 in Sasakwa to William Jackson Watters and Ivy Augusta Hailey. Juanita was a long time Holdenville resident. She attended Rocky Point School. Juanita was a homemaker and a great cook. She worked at Big Yank in Wewoka, a work release center in Midland Texas, Seam Pruf, Pat’s Cafe and was known for her chocolate gravy, biscuits and no bake cookies.
Juanita is preceded in death by her parents; brothers George, John, Roy, and Bill Watters; and sister Wanda Jones.
She is survived by her children, Donnie Watters and wife Mary of Okemah, Lawrence Jr. “Shorty” Cravens of Holdenville, and Tony Lance Cravens and wife Jamie of Lexington; grandchildren Jason and Amber Watters, Derek and Alaina Watters, Casie Lorena and Michael Murray, Shaun and Shelbi Watters, Tyler and Kalyn Cravens, Titan Cravens, Heavenly Cravens, Katlyn Dodson, Timothy Wood, Zitty and Joey Davidson; great-grandchildren Kenzie, Kailie, Kooper, Kelbie Watters, Kolton, Kambri, Kasen Watters, Brinkley and Mikey Murray, SiJuanita Cravens erra Crawford, Sandy Guinn, Konner, Lydia Watters, Braxton Hinkle, Jordan and Lily Hardy, plus one on the way, Addilyn Watkins, and Kobe and Kandyce Davidson; brother V.L. Watters; sister Oleta Williams; and sisters-in-law Wanda Watters of Enid and Gay Long of Yukon. Juanita is also survived by numerous other relatives and friends.
Family and friends gathering will be 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday December 11th, at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home in Holdenville. A DVD will be played at 6:30 pm.
Funeral service will be 10:30 AM Saturday, December 12th, at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Holdenville. Interment will follow at Tate Mountain Cemetery. Pallbearers are Vince Johnson, Tyler Cravens, Jason Watters, Derek Watters, Shaun Watters and John Murrell. Honorary pallbearers are grandkids and great-grandkids.
A family meal will be served after the service at the Nazarene Fellowship Hall in Holdenville. Any supplies or food can be taken to the Fellowship Hall by 10:00 AM.
Services are under the direction of Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home Holdenville, Oklahoma.