Elna “ReaC” Ivey Craft, age 91, and Charlie E. Craft, age 94, passed away March 13, 2021. They are both from the Barton area and shared a loving marriage for over 77 years. They were greatly involved in mission work and helped build numerous churches in Brazil.
Elna Craft is preceded in death by her parents, William and Myrtel Barton Ivey.
Charlie Craft is preceded in death by his parents, Irby and Francis Bell Craft.
Those left to cherish their memories include their daughters, Carolyn Frayser and Terry (Buck) Taylor; grandchildren, Tim Taylor, Carry Taylor, Chris Taylor, Melissa Lanning, Adam Wilkerson; numerous great and great-great grandchildren.
Elna Craft is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Charlie Craft is survived by his sister, Delores Antwine; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The Visitation for Elna and Charlie Craft will be Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM at Barton Baptist Church. The Funeral Service will follow in the church sanctuary beginning at 12:00 PM with Bro. James Sanders and Bro. Brad Howard officiating. Burial will follow in Barton Baptist Church cemetery. Pallbearers include Greg McMahan, Frank Mallette, Blake Mallette, Tim Taylor, Chris Taylor and Adam Wilkerson.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made for the purchase of Bibles to be sent oversees in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Craft. Send donations to 1007 Ridgecrest Dr. Summit, MS 39666. Address to James Sanders for "donations".
Moments Funeral Home, locally owned and operated in Lucedale, Mississippi is honored to be in charge of arrangements.
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