|Birth: ||Jun. 11, 1910|
|Death: ||Nov. 27, 1960|
Elmer Craig, 50, lifelong resident of Richland County, passed away early Sunday morning at Richland Memorial Hospital, following and illness of several weeks.
Mr. Craig was born in Richland County, the son of Ezra Ward Craig and Bertha Beck Craig. He had resided in Calhoun community for the past several years.
He was a faithful member of the Olney Church of Christ and had preached in various Churches of Christ throughout the area for many years. He was well known for his sincere efforts in his church.
Mr. Craig leaves his wife, Opal Ledeker Craig, and two children, Naomi and John, both at home. Other survivors are his mother, Mrs. Bertha Craig of Olney; two brothers and three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Boatman of Bridgeport, Mrs. Edna Howell of Santa Cruz, CA, Mrs. Lela Von Almen of Olney, Elvin and Loren Craig, both of Decatur.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Memorial Chaperl of Summers-Rainey Funeral Home with Rev. Loyal Hall and Bro. Luther Toliver officiating. Interment was in Haven Hill Cemetery. (--obituary, Olney Advocate, Olney, IL, Thursday, 1 Dec 1960)
Ezra Ward Craig (1869 - 1948)
Bertha May Beck Craig (1883 - 1972)
Opal D. Ledeker Craig (1906 - 1966)
Gary Paul Craig (1941 - 1941)*
Ruth Marie Craig Boatman (1901 - 1976)*
Lela Esther Craig Von Almen (1905 - 1981)*
Elmer L. Craig (1910 - 1960)
Elvin William Craig (1913 - 1997)*
Loren E Craig (1917 - 1967)*
Edna Elizabeth Craig Howell (1921 - 2011)*
OPAL D./ OCT. 28, 1906/ OCT. 2, 1966/
ELMER L./ JUNE 11, 1910/ NOV. 27, 1960/
Haven Hill Cemetery
Created by: Jason Cockfield
Record added: Apr 07, 2009
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