Obituary: Mildred Davidson Craig

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Mildred Davidson Craig, 83, retired from Alford's Pharmacy in Lewisburg, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011 at her residence on B. Kerr Road in the Culleoka Community.

The Maury County native was the daughter of the late Bruce Davidson and Mary Sharp Davidson. She attended schools in the Fountain Heights and Culleoka communities and was a member of Scribner's Mill Church of Christ.

She was first married to Robert Harold Wright, who died Jan. 26, 1972, and later married Thomas Edward LaCroix who died March 4, 1979. She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Virginia Cole, Olive Eddlemon, and Ruth Foster; and brothers, Eugene Davidson, William Davidson, Elvin "Churn" Davidson, and J. V. Davidson.

Survivors include her husband of 30 years, David M. "Jack" Craig of Columbia, whom she married Aug. 15, 1981; daughters, Judy (Jimmy) Mathis and Nancy (Charles) Osborne; stepsons, David (Sheila) Craig of Columbia and W. Dale Craig of Culleoka; grandchildren, Robert Osborne, Rachel Osborne (Scott) Luna, Jimbo Mathis, Staff Sgt. Will (Wendy) Craig, Chelsea Craig (Josh) Grooms, and Jake Craig; great-grandchildren, Kaylee Osborne, Katelyn Luna, Gaston Luna, Kaylee Prinz, and Bryson Craig; sisters-in-law, Mary Davidson and Edna Davidson of Columbia; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were conducted Friday, Aug. 19, at Friendship Cemetery in Culleoka with Hueston Marshall officiating.

Active pallbearers were Jerry Davidson, James Cole, Ray Cole, Ricky Davidson, Junior Davidson, Jimmy Davidson, Jay Davidson, Kenny Foster, and Blaine Burgett.

Honorary pallbearers included Dr. John Simmons, Cindy Farmer, special caregiver Ashlyn Harber, and Culleoka Fire Department volunteers.

The family wishes to express appreciation to Hospice Compassus and all her caregivers for their kindness and concern during her illness.

The family suggests memorials to the Culleoka Fire Department, c/o Chris Jett, P. O. Box 13, Culleoka TN 38451.

Oakes & Nichols Funeral Directors assisted the family with arrangements.

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