|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1916|
|Death: ||Oct. 7, 2008|
Memorial services for Helen Craig, 91, of Longview, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 11, 2008, at the chapel of Rader Funeral Home of Longview, with Mark Ludwick officiating. Burial, with private family graveside services, will be held in Morris Cemetery near Gilmer.
She passed away on Tuesday, October 7, 2008, at a medical center in Longview.
Mrs. Craig was born October 28, 1916, in Sabine Parrish, La., to Franklin P. and Maude Belle Leatherwood. She grew up in Nederland and had been a resident of Longview for the past 40 years. She was a retired legal secretary and worked for Earl Roberts Jr. for many years. She was a former member of the D.A.R. and the Legal Secretaries Association. She was a Pink Lady for the Good Shepherd Medical Center Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husbands, William C. "Bill" Petty and J.V. Craig.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters and sons-in-law, Avon and Glenn Hatfield of Zapata, Ruth Craig of Longview, Karen and J.C. Boykin of Jacksonville, and Jackie Craig Kahle of Bernardsville, N.J.; stepchildren, Bill Petty Jr. of Mountain View Calif., Michelle and Carson Jones of Albuquerque, N.M., and Nancy and John Casey of Yorba Linda, Calif.; brother, Robert L. Leatherwood of Parkersburg, W.Va.; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Published in the Longview News-Journal on 10/9/2008
J. V. Craig (1908 - 1985)*
Infant Mollie Craig*
Lena Ruth Craig (1938 - 2009)*
Created by: Jackie M. Isham, Sr.
Record added: Oct 08, 2008
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