Mrs. Frances Craft, age 90, of Uvalda, died Monday, March 23, 2020, in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia, after an extended illness. She was a native of Montgomery County and lived in Toombs County most of her life. She was a licensed practical nurse, working at Gross-Mercer Hospital in Vidalia, Aiken-McArthur Hospital in Lyons and retiring with Doctors Barfield and Merritt. She was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church in Lyons and enjoyed fishing, reading and walking. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Felton “Felt” Craft; two children Tabbie Cecilia Craft and an infant child; grandson, Chris Craft’ great-grandson, Zachary Chambers; parents, James Cleveland Cartrette and Nellie Elizabeth Booth Cartrette; one sister, Sarah Nell Gray; and one brother, James Cleveland Cartrette, Jr.
Mrs. Craft is survived by two children, Sue Chambers and husband Ronnie of Uvalda, and Greg Craft of the Sharp Spur Community; one sister, Sandra Adams of Lyons; four grandchildren, Kim Craft Emanuelson and husband Karl of Vidalia, Brian Chambers and wife Billie and Shannon Chambers and wife January, all of Uvalda, and Chad Craft of Vidalia; one brother-in-law, Hulon Craft of Texas; her former granddaughter-in-law, Tina Chambers of the South Thompson Community; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
A private graveside service will be held Friday, March 27th, at 3:00 p.m. in Lakeview Memorial Gardens with Pastor Michael Plowman officiating.
Those desiring may memorial contributions to the Liberty Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 410, Lyons, GA 30436 or to the Community Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 2277, Vidalia, GA 30475.
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