Barbara <I>Boyette</I> Craig

Barbara Boyette Craig

Birth
Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA
Death 2 Aug 2013 (aged 63)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Inman, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 115027458 · View Source
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Barbara (Boyette) Craig, 63, of Houston, TX went home to be with the Lord on Friday August 2, 2013 at MD Anderson Cancer Hospital.

She was born on February 10, 1950 in Macon, GA. She was daughter to Gene and Christine Boyette of Warner Robins, GA.

After graduating Northside High School, Barbara attended Crandell Business College in Macon, GA.

Barbara married Arthur Craig on May 4, 1969 and resided in Greenville, SC. They had three children, Elaine, Kevin and Brian.

In 1980, Barbara and her family moved to Texas where they ministered to the deaf for 33 years. Barbara worked as a church secretary in various churches throughout the Houston area. For the past two and a half years she served as secretary of Woodhaven Baptist Deaf Church where her husband pastored. Through her love for the deaf, Barbara became proficient in American Sign Language and loved to sign/sing. For many years Barbara served as a voice actress for the church's annual Christmas drama.

Barbara lived a life devoted to her Lord, husband, children, and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Arthur Craig; son, Kevin Craig; daughter, Elaine Hurtado (John); and four grandchildren, Samuel Craig, Jonathan, Makayla, and Brian Hurtado.

She was preceeded in death by her son SSG Brian T. Craig who was killed in Afghanistan in 2002.

Barbara will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Funeral services were held Friday, August 9, 2013 at 3:00 pm at Inman First Baptist Church and the family received friends 2:00-3:00 pm in the church atrium. Burial followed in Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials could be made to the Lillian Beard Deaf Connection Center, 9920 Longpoint, Houston, TX 77055.

Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from August 7 to August 8, 2013


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  • Created by: Patricia
  • Added: 6 Aug 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 115027458
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Barbara Boyette Craig (10 Feb 1950–2 Aug 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 115027458, citing Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Inman, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Patricia (contributor 47533805) .