Funeral services set for former Columbia leader Almeta Crayton

POSTED: 03:06 PM CDT Oct 25, 2013    UPDATED: 01:30 PM CDT Oct 31, 2013 
Almeta Crayton
COLUMBIA, Mo. -

Funeral services have been arranged for former Columbia City Councilwoman Almeta Crayton.

A visitation will be held Friday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with the funeral scheduled for noon. The services will be held at Second Missionary Baptist Church in Columbia. The church is located at 407 E. Broadway.

Following the funeral services, there will be a repast at Urban Empowerment located at 2409 N. Stadium Blvd. The repast will begin around 1:45 p.m.

Crayton, 53, died Monday, Oct. 21 at Boone Hospital Center after suffering from heart and kidney problems.

Her family has also set up a fund to help pay for utility bills and other expenses. Anyone can donate by going to any Boone County National Bank branch and donating to the “Almeta Crayton Donation Fund.”