Harlan Craft

Friday, September 9, 2005

Harlan Craft, 86, of St. Ann, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005, at his home.

He was born Feb. 15, 1919, at Neelys Landing, son of Hiram and Julia Brown Craft. He and Dorothy Case were married March 20, 1953.

Craft was a stone mason, retiring in 1983. He was a member of First Baptist Church of St. John, Mo., and Union Local 396 in St. Louis. He was raised in the Neelys Landing area.

Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Donna Middleton of St. Ann; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by six brothers and seven sisters.

Friends may call at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson from 5 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Boyd Gray and John Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery near Pocahontas.