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Cynthia Ann Craven
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • The Avian Conservation Center and Center for Birds of Prey
    4719 N Hwy 17
    Awendaw, SC 29429
  • and/or to The
  • National Kidney Foundation of SC
    508 Hampton Street, Suite 206
    Columbia, SC 29201

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“I was Cynthia's Supervisor at the Charleston District Corps of Engineers as Chief of the Technical Services Division. I never met, either before or...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Mathew (Matt) Laws - Dauphne, AL

“My heartfelt condolences go out to Randy and the entire family. Cynthia was a great lady, wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be greatly missed...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Richard Smith - SC

“Our deepest sympathies go out to all of the family. May God give you comfort and peace that you seek during this difficult time. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Eddy and Elaine Cress - Richmond, KY

“She was always a ray of sunshine and had a smile on her face every morning. I thoroughly enjoyed working with Cynthia. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Francis Limbaker - Mt Pleasant, SC

“I lost my best friend of 46 years. I will always cherish the times that we spent together. These memories will always be in my heart! She was a great...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Valarie Sudano - Charleston, SC

“I am so sorry,! My prayers are with you! ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Gene Cress - Johnson City, TN


Cynthia Ann Rudd Craven, 56, of Johns Island, South Carolina, wife of Randy Craven entered into eternal rest Friday, July 5, 2019. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 10, 2019 in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Her funeral service will be held at the graveside Thursday, July 11, 2019 in Live Oak Memorial Gardens, 3093 Ashley River Road at 10:00 a.m.

Cynthia was born November 27, 1962 in Fort Stewart, Georgia, daughter of the late Robert Lee Rudd and Lillian Doris Riddle Rudd. She was a secretary with the Army Corps of Engineers for 27 years. Cynthia enjoyed camping, fishing, boating, bird watching Clemson football, cookouts and cooking. She loved her family time and was a true patriot. She was raised a Southern Baptist.

She is survived by her husband, Randy Craven, Sr., of Johns Island, SC; daughter, Michelle Craven of Johns Island, SC; son, Randy Craven, Jr., (Danielle) of North Charleston, SC; two grandchildren, Cody Craven and Kayli Craven; brother, Bruce Rudd (Tina) of James Island, SC; nieces and nephews, Tina Tribuna, Colton Rudd and Casey Rudd.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Avian Conservation Center and Center for Birds of Prey, 4719 N Hwy 17, Awendaw, SC 29429 and/or The National Kidney Foundation of SC, 508 Hampton Street, Suite 206, Columbia, SC 29201.