Mae Rita Cravens, 81, received her reward of eternal rest on Monday, February 13, 2012 at Mainland Medical Center.
Mae Rita was born May 24, 1930, in Mallet, LA to Morris and Estia Bellow Cravens. She was a longtime resident of Texas City. She was a retired nurse’s assistant with the County Memorial and Mainland Medical Center after 25 years of service.
She loved gardening and attending to her flowers. She also had a passion for baking cakes and cookies, and enjoyed crocheting. She was a very easy person, who enjoyed life and people.
Even thought Mae Rita did not have any children of her own, she became a mother to her baby brother, nieces and nephews, as well as her great nieces and nephews. She was a very faithful and dedicated member of the Queen of Peace church for over 50 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents brothers, Dominic and Isaac Cravens; nephew, Abner Smith.
She leaves with precious memories, devoted sister, Rosa Belle Cravens; devoted brother, Landis Cravens, Sr. (Francis); devoted sister in law, Marie Inez Cravens; eight nephews; five nieces; devoted god daughter; a host of great nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held today February 17th, from 4-8PM at Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary.
A rosary will be held at 10:30 AM followed by a funeral mass at 11AM on Saturday, February 18, 2012, at Queen of Peace Catholic Church with Father Chacko Puthumayil as celebrant. Entombment will follow at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum in Dickinson, TX .