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Kenneth Gordon Cravanas

Kenneth Gordon Cravanas

Kenneth (Sight) Gordon Cravanas, was a native New Orleanian who died on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at the age of 72. A lifelong resident of Algiers, LA, Kenneth attended Peter S. Lawton and McDonogh No. 32 Schools. He was baptized at St. Joseph Baptist Church, and employed by the City of New Orleans at Touro Shakespeare Nursing Home and the Parkway Commission until his retirement. Kenneth was a true fan of the New Orleans Saints. He is survived by a sister, Barbara Cravanas Rice (Charles); a brother, Earl Payne, Jr.; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends. Kenneth is preceded in death by his parents, Annie Mae Payne and Robert Cravanas; and his stepfather, Earl Payne, Sr. A private service and burial will be held at Restlawn Cemetery in Avondale, LA on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 10:00 o’clock a.m. The family understands that due to COVID-19 restrictions traditional expressions of condolence cannot be shared at this time. We appreciate online messages at


Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.



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  • Mary Ellen Borden Posted May 29, 2020 7:00 pm

    Family, I was sorry to hear of Kenneth’s passing. May he Rest In eternal Peace. May God continue to Bless and keep you all. Take care.

  • Alicia Posted May 18, 2020 12:28 pm

    RIHP will be missed your God Sister

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