Melissa Craven – 35

elissa Westberry Craven, age 35, of Baxley passed away Tuesday, August 6, 2019.


Mrs. Craven was born July 30, 1984 in Waycross and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her son, Johnathon Isaac Swain.


Survivors include her husband, Spencer Craven of Baxley; daughters, Rose Irene Rebecca Craven and Jolene Ruby Craven both of Baxley; sons, Spencer Joshua Craven of Baxley, Albert Christopher Hager of Augusta, and Shane Phillips Sweat of Waycross; her mother Wanda J. Westberry and father, Dennis Warren Strickland both of Blackshear; sisters, Tonya Westberry of Blackshear, Kelly Steedley of Waycross, and Sherry Mae Westberry of Blackshear; and brothers, Patrick Westberry of Blackshear and Tommy Westberry, Jr. of Alma. One grandchild, Christopher Jase Hager, also survives.


Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Swain Funeral Home with Rev. Jacob Denison and Rev. Josh Gardner officiating. Interment will follow in Midway Baptist Church Cemetery.


Active Pallbearers will be Cody Lynn, Dexter Lynn, Bryan McQuaig, Chase McQuaig, Bennett Craven, Jr., and Larry Doran.


Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.


Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.