SHELBY-Pinky Colen Craig, 71, of 332 Buffalo Street, Shelby, departed this life peacefully on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at his home.
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He was born April 5, 1941, in Cleveland County, the son of the late D.C. and Lula Montgomery Craig.
He was preceded in death in addition to his parents by his wife, Pearl Tuft Craig; one daughter, Deborah Bostic, and a son, Billy Tuft.
Pinky leaves to cherish his memories two daughters, Clay Daniels (Clarence), and Marenda Hunt; two sons, Jason Craig Sr. and Elder Chuckie Craig; seven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; two god-daughters, Phillis Hunt and Marie Williamson; and a host of relatives and friends.
Visitation: The family will receive friends thirty minutes prior to the service at Palmer Grove Baptist Church.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Palmer Grove Baptist Church
Officiated By: Pastor J.L. Smith M. Div.; Pastor Nathaniel Craig will provide words of comfort.
Burial: Palmer Grove Cemetery
Funeral Home: Genesis Funeral Service and Chapel is serving the Craig family
Online Condolences: www.genesisfuneralservices.com
Genesis Mortuary and Chapel
413 Weathers Street Shelby, NC
Published in Shelby Star from Jan. 18 to Jan. 19, 2013