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 Mary E. <I>Murphy</I> Craig

Mary E. Murphy Craig

Birth
Harriman, Roane County, Tennessee, USA
Death 14 Feb 2002 (aged 76)
Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Wahpeton, Richland County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 16547683 · View Source
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Mary Edna Murphy was born March 12, 1925, to James and Goldie (Collins) Murphy in Harriman, TN. She grew up and attented school there and began working in a hosiery factory there, too.
Mary Edna was united in Marriage to Paul James Craig at Lawton, OK. The couple moved to Atwater, MN in May 1946, where they lived until 1950, when they moved to Breckenridge, MN.
In 1962, they moved to a farm north of Breckenridge, where they lived for five years before purchasing a farm at the seven corners.
Mary Edna worked as a cook at Kelly's Restaurant from 1967 until 1976. Paul preceeded her in death on Oct. 1, 1977. Mary Edna continued living on the farm until 1982, when she moved in with her daughter and son-in-law, Mary and Kelly, and resided with them in several southern states.
In 1990, Mary Edna returned to Breckenridge where she lived for nine years, then moved to Pensacola, FL. and lived with her daughter, Donna, for a year,, before moving back to Breckenridge in 2000.
She enjoyed gardening, playing Rummikub and Bingo.
She had seven children, Beverly, John, Donna, James, Susie, Alice and Mary, 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.


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  • Created by: Beverly Schillinger
  • Added: 7 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16547683
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary E. Murphy Craig (12 Mar 1925–14 Feb 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16547683, citing Fairview Memorial Gardens, Wahpeton, Richland County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Beverly Schillinger (contributor 46872951) .