Milton Lee Crafton

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Milton Lee Crafton

Mr. Milton Lee Crafton, 87, of the Cross Keys Community of Williamson County, died Sunday, April 20, 2008, in Franklin.

Mr. Crafton was a native of Williamson County and was a lifelong farmer, retired from the Tennessee Department of Transportation. He was a member of the Bethesda United Methodist Church and loved his family and gospel singing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Nellie White Crafton; sister, Cleo "Jean" White; brother, Thomas E. Crafton; and grandson, David Wesley Harper.

He is survived by his wife of over 70 years, Elbert Estell Sampson Crafton of Cross Keys; daughters, Sue Crafton Flippen and Ronelda Crafton, both of College Grove; sister, Josephine Crafton Potts of Lewisburg; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home, with Rev. Allison Gilliam officiating, followed by burial in Hartley Cemetery, Cross Keys.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be members of Bethesda United Methodist Church.