|Birth: ||Oct. 8, 1923|
Ducktown (Polk County)
|Death: ||Sep. 7, 1969|
New York, USA
Cleaston E. Craig, principal of Church Street School in 1968-'69 and principal of Rosedale School from 1961-1968 died at White Plains, New York Hospital at the age of 45. He had been ill for some time.
He was the husband of Ann Crox Craig, and father of George, Henry A., W. David and Roger A. Craig. Siblings were Mrs. James McCulley (Clifton Craig), Mrs. David Chapman (Marlene Craig), Mrs. Steve Chesser (Mrs. Dave Hove (Jean Craig)), Mrs. Robert Taylor (Sue Craig), Winston and Samuel Craig. He was a stepson to Mrs. Samuel Robertson (Mrs. Samuel Craig (Freeda Hamby)) of Asheville, NC.
Cleaston was a native of Ducktown, Tennessee and was a member of the Masons, Rotary Club and YMCA there. During WW II he served as a staff sergeant for four years in the European and African theaters and was awarded a Bronze Star for service in a campaign in France.
In 1960 he had a teaching fellowship with the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission in Oak Ridge. He held B. A. and B. S. degrees from the University of Tennessee and had done graduate work at Columbia University and was a life member of the National Education Association and also belonged to state and local teachers associations.
Provided by Marian Bailey Presswood
Samuel Allen Craig (1893 - 1964)
Bertha Burnes Craig (1899 - 1928)
Ann Crox Craig (1926 - ____)*
Winston Earl Craig (1920 - 1975)*
Clifton Magdalene Craig McCulley (1921 - 2013)*
Cleaston Emerson Craig (1923 - 1969)
Gloria Jean Craig Hove (1940 - 2009)**
Note: d/s w/Ann Crox - Info from the book THE RESTING PLACES by Jo Ann Finnell
Benton Memorial Gardens
Plot: Sec 4
Maintained by: Robert Love Taylor Jr
Originally Created by: Cindy Womble Billman
Record added: Dec 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8147860