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Estella M. Bridges Craig
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1909
Death: Jun., 2002

Estella M. Craig, 92, of Mattoon died at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday at her residence.

Stella was born August 16, 1909, in Monticello she was the daughter of John Franklin Bridges and Emma Esther Watts. She married Delmar Craig in 1932, he passed away in 1987. She is survived by her daughter, LaGreta Russell and her husband Donald of Belpre, Ohio; 4 grandchildren, Ronald Russell and his wife Debbie of Belpre Ohio, Craig Russell and his wife Linda of Mackinaw, IL, Cheryl Schultz and her husband Gary of Strasburg, Randy Craig and his wife Tangy of Mattoon; nine great-grandchildren, Jennifer Jordon, Chad Russell, Melissa Russell, Chris Senteney, Jason Staszack, Tod Russell, Tabbitha Craig, Elijah Schultz, and Jeremy Russell; six great-great-grandchildren, Damin Jordon, Anthony Russell, Verrick Jordon, Hannah Senteney, Luke Senteney and Trinity Jordon.

Her husband and one son John D. Craig preceded her in death.

Stella was a member of the First Baptist Church of Mattoon. She was known as an iron willed and intelligent person. She was also a great cook, no one made sweet bread rolls better than her. She was a Great and loving Mother and Grandmother, her children and grandchildren were everything to her.


 
 
Burial:
Dodge Grove Cemetery
Mattoon
Coles County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Marilyn Eldridge
Record added: Jun 13, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6506266
Estella M. <i>Bridges</i> Craig
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Estella M. <i>Bridges</i> Craig
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- JUDY L.
 Added: May. 11, 2008
If Roses grow in Heaven, Lord please pick a bunch for me, Place them in my Mother's arms And tell her they're from me. Tell her I love her and miss her, And when she turns to smile, Place a kiss upon her cheek And hold her for awhile .Because remembering ...(Read more)
- Beca
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