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Dorothy Lois Smith Craig
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1914
Death: May 19, 2011

Dorothy Lois Craig
(March 2, 1914 - May 19, 2011)

Dorothy Lois Craig, 97, of Evansville passed away at 10 pm, Thursday, May 19, 2011 at the home of her son Paul Pennington and his wife Marilyn.

Dorothy was born March 2, 1914 in Boonville, the daughter of Elza and Matilda (Schaber) Smith. She was a member of Christ United Church of Christ. In her youth, Dorothy worked at Gies's Bakery and Coffee Shop in downtown Evansville. During WWII she worked at Republic Aviation, and later managed three Gold Medal Dairy Ice Cream shops. In the late 40's and 50's Dorothy worked for Finke Furniture going on to become Director of Purchasing at Welborn Hospital until her retirement in 1978. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Oral Kenneth Craig in 2010.

She is survived by son, Paul Pennington and his wife Marilyn of Evansville, grandchildren, Mike (Sherry) Pennington, Patti (Dallas) May and Steve (Missy) Lacy, 11 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. She is also survived by 12 nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 am, Monday, May 23, 2011 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel - 5330 Washington Avenue with Pastor Jeff Stratton officiating. Entombment will be in Oak Hill Mausoleum.

Friends may call from 4 pm until 7 pm, Sunday, May 22, 2011 at Boone Funeral Home - East Chapel and again from 9 am until time of service at 10 am, Monday.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Christ United Church of Christ, 3601 Washington Ave, Evansville, IN 47714 or Vista Care Hospice, 323 Metro Ave, Evansville, IN 47715. Condolences may be made to the family online at boonefuneralhome.net 
 
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  Oral Kenneth Craig (1917 - 2010)
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Evansville
Vanderburgh County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: May 20, 2011
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