Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Mabel Elizabeth Craft

11/22/1927 - 08/23/2019

  Mabel Elizabeth Craft, age 91 of Young Harris, GA passed away Friday, August 23, 2019 at the North East Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA.

     Mabel was the daughter of the late Theo and Raymoth Gresham. She enjoyed playing games, gardening and cooking (famous for her biscuits). Mabel always looked forward to her many “family girl trips”. She loved her church and church family at Hayesville Presbyterian.

     In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Lynn R. Craft.

     She is survived by one son, Mike Craft and wife Jo; three daughters, Gloria Duvall and husband Larry, Sherry Siple and husband Frank and Charlene Creasman and husband Richard; five sisters, Dean Mooney, Mary Jane Holland, Betty Lou Elliott, Tommie Kay Smith and Ann Morse; seven grandchildren, Adam Craft and wife Erica, Eric Craft and wife Brooke, Chip Duvall and wife Angela, Michelle Wehunt and husband David, Jeff Siple and wife Sara, Lisa Brooks and husband Jason and Paul Barnes; 17 great-grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.

     Funeral services will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, August 31, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville. Pastor Bob Abel will officiate. Burial will be in the Hayesville Baptist - Presbyterian Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chip Duvall, David Wehunt, Eric Craft, Adam Craft, Jeff Siple, Jason Brooks and Paul Barnes.

     The family will receive friends from 12 pm - 2 pm at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel of Hayesville.

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     Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
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