Joe W. Craig, 95, of Meridianville, passed away Monday.
Mr. Craig was a native of Madison County. In 1939 he moved to Jefferson County and lived there until 1955. He moved to Walker County in 1955 and remained there until 2004 when he returned to Madison County. Mr. Craig has been a member of the church of Christ all his adult life. Mr. Craig’s father helped to establish the congregation at Owens Cross Roads. He was very much loved by all those who knew him.
He was preceded in death by father, Joseph Craig, mother, Minnie Belle Craig, four brothers and three sisters.
Surviving are wife of 75 years, Clercia C. Craig of Meridianville, AL, son, Bobby (Eunice) Craig of Starkville, MS, daughter, Wadene (Elbert) Deason of Meridianville, son, Bryant (Shirley) Craig of Fort Worth, TX, son, Douglas (Ikiee) Craig of Pusan, South Korea, daughter, Debbie (Paul) Doss of Gulf Shores, 10 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Thursday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM at New Hope Funeral Home. Services will follow at Owens Cross Roads Church of Christ, at 1:00 PM with Bro. Harold Kelly, Bro. Bill Dorriety, and Bro. Levi Sides officiating.
Interment will be in the Byrd Cemetery.