Born Monday, February 22, 1932
Died Thursday, July 30, 2020
Audie Virginia Menie (Irving) Cravens, 88, of Vian, Oklahoma passed away on July 30, 2020. She was born on February 22, 1932 to George Menie and Sally (Nelson) Menie in Yell County, Arkansas. As a child she attended Webbers Falls School.
She married Fred Irving on May 31, 1948, they had 4 children, Ronnie Irving, Marvin Irving, Carolyn Carter, and Roger Irving. She later married Wendell Cravens.
Audie was a cook for many places, including the White House Café, Biscuit Hill, Hamlins, Big Country Restaurant, and Rainbow Mart for 22 years. She loved traveling, especially to Branson, Nashville, California, and Las Vegas with her daughter Carolyn and son-in-law Larry. She also enjoyed listening to Conway Twitty and Merle Haggard.
Audie is preceded in death by her parents, George and Sally Menie; husband, Wendell Cravens; granddaughter, Kay Rowan; 6 sisters, Lola Stephens, Christine Youngblood, Hazel McDonald, Vera Menie, Louis Stewart, and Thelma Barricks; 4 brothers, Odis Menie, Othal Menie, Leon Menie, and Eual Menie.
She leaves to mourn her passing, her four children, Ronnie Irving and wife Sharon, Marvin Irving, Carolyn Carter and husband Larry, Roger Irving and wife Terri; 12 grandchildren.
A celebration of Audie’s life will be 2:00pm Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Gore Cemetery with Reverend Wendell Cox officiating.
Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1830 North York St, Muskogee, Oklahoma. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.
9:00am Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at Cornerstone Funeral Home
2:00pm Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Gore Cemetery