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Betty Craddick

Benld |

Betty Jean Craddick, 88, of Benld, IL, died at her residence on Saturday, July 6, 2024 at 9:10 a.m. She was born June 7, 1936, in Gillespie, IL to Jeanie Steed. She married Harry Craddick on September 25, 1954 at the Gillespie Methodist Church. She was a homemaker who enjoyed anything involving her family especially doting on her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-children. She is survived by her husband Harry Craddick, her two sons, David (Betty Lynn) Craddick of Litchfield, IL, and Robert (Anna) Craddick of O’Fallon, IL, grandchildren, Jennifer Spitznagel of Litchfield, IL, Michael (Tanya) Craddick of Glen Carbon, IL, Bradley (Rachael) Craddick of Edwardsville, IL, Timothy Craddick of O’Fallon, IL, Michelle (Derek) Petrich of O’Fallon, IL, Lindsay Craddick of O’Fallon, IL, and Jennifer (Alex) Scherschel of Richmond, VA, great-grandchildren, Tanner (Samantha) Roeske of Litchfield, IL, Casey Roeske of Litchfield, IL, Hailey Robbins of Litchfield, IL, Christina Craddick of Glen Carbon, IL, Nora Craddick of Edwardsville, IL, and Graham Petrich of O’Fallon, IL, great great-children Cruze and Jami Roeske of Litchfield, IL, and other extended family. Betty was preceded in death by her mother Jeanie Steed, her brother Jim Steed, sister Gladys O’Connell, and great-grandchild Angelina Craddick. Friends may call on Saturday, July 13, 2024 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Benld from 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2024 at noon at Kravanya Funeral Home in Benld, IL. Burial will be in Benld City Cemetery in Benld, IL. Memorials are suggested to Benld United Methodist Church, 209 S. Main Street, Benld, IL, 62009 and the Gillespie Area Caring Center, 100 South Macoupin Street, Gillespie, IL. The family wishes to thank Mary Cunningham for her invaluable dedication to Betty over the last several months, Kathy Hausman and the staff at Home Instead, and Vitas Healthcare. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Benld, IL is in charge of the arrangements.


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