Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Craig, Evalyn P. 1882-1931 Edmeston Obituary

Craig, Evalyn P. 1882-1931 Edmeston Obituary

Mrs. Evalyn P. Craig, Former Oneonta Resident Dies

Mrs. Evalyn P. Craig, 48 years old, wife of James Herbert Craig, of Edmeston, and formerly a resident of this city, died yesterday morning at 5 o'clock at the Mary Imogene Bassett hospital in Cooperstown. The deceased had suffered from ill health for the past year and had been confined to the hospital for the past four months.
The funeral will be held from the Bookhout funeral home in this city on Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Robert E. Gibbey, pastor at Ouaquaga, will officiate. Burial will take place in the family plot of Glenwood cemetery in this city.

Mrs. Evalyn P. Craig

Funeral services for Mrs. Evalyn P. Craig of Edmeston and formerly a resident of this city, whose death was briefly noted in Saturday's Star, was held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Bookhout funeral home. Rev. R. E. Gibby, pastor of the Methodist church at Ouaquaga, officiating. The body was placed in the vault of the Glenwood cemetery and burial will take place in the spring.
The bearers were. F. B. Pratt, L. J. Barnes, Harry Hoffman and E. L. Doyle.
Many floral tributes were received from friends and relatives in Norwich, Edmeston, and Elko, Nev., attesting the high esteem in which Mrs. Craig was held.
Mrs. Craig was born at Deposit, May 12, 1882, the daughter of Mark H. and Frances E. Washburn. In 1910 she was untied in marriage to Mr. Craig at Scranton, Pa.
Suriviving besides her husband are three sisters, Mrs. Mildred Warner of Elko, Nev., Mrs. W. A. Hilton of Loveland, Col., and Mrs. G. F. Harle of Vernon, besides several nieces and nephews.
Those from out-of-town who attended the funeral were: Frank Craig of Johnson City, Winifred Craig and Francis Washburn of Binghamton.

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