Eloise S. Craven
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Portsmouth - Eloise Swimme Craven, 80, of the 300 block of Saunders Dr. passed away on Monday, August 18, 2014 in her home. A native of Portsmouth, she was born on September 22, 1933 to the late Seneca and Eloise Swimme; and retired as a supply clerk from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Galen E. Craven.
She is survived by two daughters, Tracey Craven and her companion Ed Hudson and Robyn Pennington; a son, Scott Craven, Sr.; two sisters, Kitty Barfield and husband Richard and Shirley Croft and husband Ray; two brothers, Gene Swimme and wife Barbara and James Swimme and wife Wendy; and two grandchildren, Brandon and Scott Craven, Jr.
A funeral service will be held at 1 PM Saturday, August 23, 2014 in Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel by Rev. Gino Rossi. Entombment will be private in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, where mama and daddy will rest in peace together forever.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Aug. 20, 2014