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Memorial services for Vesta Jean Cravey, 83, formerly of Palestine will be 10 am Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Herrington/Land of Memory Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eric Dehmer officiating. 
Jean passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016, at Gazebo Terrace Care Center in Brenham. 
She was born November 7, 1932, in Houston, Texas to Jean Owen and Vesta Opal Roberts. Jean spent most of her life in Houston and moved to Palestine over 30 years ago with her husband Paul B. Cravey. Together they enjoyed ranching, gardening, and taking care of their many pets, including peacocks. Jean was also an avid bridge player and an astute business woman, particularly in regard to real estate. 
Jean is preceded in death by her husband Paul. She is survived by former husband Earl (Rita); step-daughter, Laurel Osborne (Howard); step-sons, Dr. Mike Cravey (Cheryl), Paul Cravey (Ceila), Don Cravey (Susan); son, Eric Dehmer (Lori); daughters, Jana Dehmer Stakes (Jim), and Monet Dehmer; 14 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
View online at www.herringtonfuneral.com.
Published on November 29, 2016
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