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Cora (Helen) Craig

Sunday, May 29, 2005

Cora (Helen) Craig, 94, of Owensburg, passed away at 6:35 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2005 at Stonebridge Health Campus, Bedford.

Born June 1, 1910 in Martin County, she was the daughter of Elsie and Amanda (Crane) Perkins. She had been married to Dwight Craig, who passed away in 1976.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Owensburg Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include: four sons, Robert Dale Craig of Danville, Doil Keith Craig of Bloomfield, Roy F. Craig of Bedford, and Donnie Lee Craig of Bloomington; one daughter Lois Maxine Parsley of Owensburg; 36 grandchildren, 56 great-grandchildren; and 50 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Dwight Craig, two sons, Leland and John Craig, two daughters, Betty Young and Mary Jean Chinn, two brothers, Noah and Cecil Perkins, and a sister Hazel Russell.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. on Monday at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home, Bloomfield, with the Rev. Merla Craig officiating. Burial will be in Owensburg Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 4-8 p.m., and Monday one hour prior to the service.