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Alma (Grooms) Craven

September 4, 1935 ~ April 26, 2022 (age 86)


Alma Grooms Craven, 86, of Ridgeville, SC, widow of the late Edward B. Craven, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at her residence.

Funeral Services will be Sunday afternoon, May 1, 2022 at 1 o'clock in Parks Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Summerville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 o'clock noon until the time of service at the funeral home. Flowers are accepted.

Alma was born September 4, 1935 in Summerville, SC, the daughter of the late Levi W. Grooms and Ruby Sweat Grooms. She was a bus aide for the SC school system and loved Nascar and baseball. She especially cherished spending time with her family.

Alma leaves behind her daughter, Donna Reeves (Pete) of Ridgeville; son, Louie Craven (Lori) also of Ridgeville; grandchildren, Ashley Hanna, Bo Craven (Kim), Jimmy Zepp (Liz), and Nia Carmondy (Michael); great-grandchildren, Dillon Hanna, Gracie Craven, Lindsey Craven, Olivia Zepp, Riley Zepp, Ian Mitchell, Brooks Mitchell, and Valentina Mitchell; and a great-great-grandchild, Tucker Mitchell.

Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home, 130 W. 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483. Online condolences can be made to the family at

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May 1, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Parks Funeral Home
130 West 1st North Street
Summerville, SC 29483

Funeral Ceremony
May 1, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Parks Funeral Home Inc.
130 West First North Street
Summerville, SC 29483

Interment following funeral service
May 1, 2022

Summerville Cemetery
1128 Boonehill Road
Summerville, SC 29483

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