Mrs. Sarah Beth McCraw, 93, of Cedar Park passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015 in Cedar Park. Mrs. McCraw was born July 22, 1922 in Kirvin, Texas to Lewis Marion and Mary Elizabeth Batchelor Smiley. On July 6, 1941 she married Kenneth L. McCraw in Mexia, Texas and after nearly 70 years of marriage, Kenneth passed away on May 8, 2011. Sarah worked in retail sales prior to her employment by Midland National Bank. Kenneth retired from Unocal Oil and went to work for Williams Company in Houston. At that time, she went to work for a bank in Houston. She and Kenneth retired and returned to Midland in 1986. They lived in Midland until 2006 when they moved to Azle to be near their daughter and son-in-law. After Kenneth's death, she moved to Cedar Park so that her son and daughter-in-law could care for her. She was a member of the Ash Creek Baptist Church in Azle and was a long time member of the Crestview Baptist Church of Midland. Mrs. McCraw was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Karen Burkett; grandson, Kevin Burkett; brothers, LaRue Smiley and Lewis M. Smiley, Jr.; and sister, Mary Louise Ingram. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Ken and Lynn McCraw of Cedar Park, Son-in-law, David Burkett of Azle, grandchildren, Kami Burkett Scheller and husband Kevin of Fort Worth, Micah McCraw of Cedar Park and Sarah McCraw of Dallas; great grandson, Kade Scheller; brother, Bill Smiley of Troup and sister, Joann Hanna of Loveland, Colorado. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Ash Creek Baptist Church, 300 S. Stewart, Azle, TX 76020 or to the charity of your choice. Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 3, 2015 In the Cotton Gin Cemetery with the Reverend Michael Vestal officiating.
Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 11:00am, Cotton Gin Cemetery