GHENT, Ky.-Mary Lynn Scott Craig, 87, of Ghent, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, with her family at her side at the Gallatin Health Care Center in Warsaw, Ky.
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A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Ghent Baptist Church with the Rev. Graham Reynolds officiating. Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave. in Carrollton was entrusted with the arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Vicki Lynn (Mike) Harmon of Mesa, Ariz., and Retta (Darrell) Lykins of Ghent; two sons, Bill (Julee) Craig of Nazareth, Penn., and Ed (JoAnn) Craig, of Smiths Grove, Ky.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Craig was born May 12, 1926, in Carrollton, Carroll County, Ky., the daughter of the late Edward S. Scott II and Lillian Smith Scott. She graduated from Carrollton High School.
She began working as a Nurses Aid in Louisville, Ky. and then became a full time mother. As her children grew up she began working in the office of Davis & Craig Marathon, in Ghent, a business owned by her husband and his brother in-law. After that business closed she began helping at the Ghent Post Office.
She took pleasure in her family, church, community and flowers. She was a life long member of the Ghent Baptist Church, teaching the children's Sunday School Class and Vacation Bible School. A member of the Ghent Younger Women's Club and she was active in the Ghent P.T.A. She was a loving mother and kind, gentle friend to many.
Her parents; her husband of 65 years, Bill Craig, who died July 19 of this year; and one brother, Edward S. Scott III preceded her in death.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to the Ghent Baptist Church, P.O. Box 457, Ghent, KY 41045.
Published in The News-Democrat on Oct. 3, 2013