Joel Wayne Craven

Joel Wayne Craven of Cleveland passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017. He was 77.

Mr. Craven was born April 25, 1940, in Cleveland, to the late Robert and Lizzie Mae Craven. He was formerly employed with Peachtree Doors and Windows, and was a member of Good News Baptist Church.

Joel was preceded in death by his daughter, Shelia Miller, and grandson, Shay Hunt.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Craven; daughters, Sandra Adair and Madge Black (Jimmy); sons, Billy Craven, Ricky Craven, and Craig Craven (Kristi); brothers, Doyle Craven, Sam Craven, and Ronnie Craven; sister, Barbara McIntyre; 11 grandchildren; and six great- grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 17, 2017, at the Chapel of Barrett Funeral Home. The Rev. Austin Kelley officiated. Interment followed at Chattahoochee Baptist Church Cemetery.

Online condolences can be made to the family at

Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland was in charge of arrangements.

White County News - Cleveland, Georgia
July 20, 2017

White County News

Mailing Address:
13 E. Jarrard St.
Cleveland, Ga 30528

Phone: 706-865-4718
Fax: 706-865-3048