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Bertha May Beck Craig
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1883
Olney
Richland County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 4, 1972
Olney
Richland County
Illinois, USA

Mrs. Bertha Mae Craig, 88, of East South Avenue passed away yesterday at the Richland Memorial Hospital.

A lifelong resident of the county, Mrs. Craig was born the daughter of John Beck and Elizabeth Sager Beck. She was united in marriage to Ezra Ward Craig on December 25, 1900 and he preceded her in death April 25, 1948.

She was a long and faithful member of the Olney Church of Christ.

She leaves four children, Mrs. Ruth Boatman, Mrs. Lela Von Almen, Mrs. Edna Howell, and Elvin Craig. There are 23 grandchildren, 36 great grandchildren, and six great-great grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Mrs. Clara Craig.

She is preceded by her husband, and two sons, Loren and Elmer.

Funeral services were held in the Memorial Chapel of the Summers-Marshall Funeral Home with Bro. William Read and Bro. Lyle Berry officiating.

Interment was in the Haven Hill Cemetery.

(Submitted by: 46799457)
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Frederick Beck (1841 - 1923)
  Elizabeth Sager Beck (1855 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Ezra Ward Craig (1869 - 1948)
 
 Children:
  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)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dorothy Viola Beck Gerber (1877 - 1958)*
  Paul Sidney Beck (1879 - 1950)*
  Infant Daughter Beck (1880 - 1881)*
  Bertha May Beck Craig (1883 - 1972)
  Clara Agatha Beck Craig (1886 - 1977)*
  Frederick Stephen Beck (1888 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Haven Hill Cemetery
Olney
Richland County
Illinois, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 38.73846, -88.0893
 
Maintained by: Jason Cockfield
Originally Created by: Rebecca Craig Campbell
Record added: Jul 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20666077
Bertha May <i>Beck</i> Craig
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Bertha May <i>Beck</i> Craig
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Bertha May <i>Beck</i> Craig
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