Shirley Harris Craig

Shirley Harris Craig passed away on Sunday, January 5, 2013. Born Shirley Mae Harris in Ravenna, Ohio, on September 3, 1926, to Joe and Mildred Harris, she spent her childhood in Lincoln, Nebraska, graduated high school in Bly, Oregon, and then attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. She came to the Corning area in 1948 and married Angus McKenzie Craig on Nobvember 17, 1949.

She is predeceased by her parents and husband and survived by children Ken, Bill and Heather, daughter-in-law Laurie; grandchildren, Maggie and Bethany Craig and Amy and Jeremy Costalez; great granddaughter, Ayla; and by numerous nieces, nephews, sisters and brothers-in-law, and friends. Known for her sweet temperament and artistic talent, she will be deeply missed.

Services will be held at 12 p.m., Thursday January 9, 2013, at the First Christian Church at 1421 Marin Street in Corning, at which she was a long-time member. In lieu of flowers, donations may by given to First Christian Church or to the Yakima Christian Mission at P.O. Box 547, White Swan, WA 98951, www.yakimamision.org.

Published in Willows Journal from Jan. 8 to Jan. 15, 2014