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Brother Roy Glenn Craig

March 13, 1932 ~ June 4, 2014 (age 82)

Brother Roy Glenn Craig, 82, of Possum Valley, passed away, Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at his home.  Brother Craig was a native of Hamburg; a resident of Possum Valley in Drew County for the past 11 years and a former resident of Crossett for many years.  He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean Conflict.  He attended Missionary Baptist Seminary in Little Rock and was a Minister for 55 years.  He pastored and organized churches in Southeast Arkansas and North Louisiana.  He also attended the Eaton Barber College in Little Rock and was a Barber for 53 years. He was a 32nd Degree Mason. He was a member of the Bethel Missionary Baptist Church and also served as the Associate Pastor.  He was an avid hunter, a loving and devoted, husband, father, grandfather, Christian and Pastor to all.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, of 47 years, Edith Mae Willis Craig in 2001; a son, David Craig in 2010, his parents, Richard & Bertie Pogue Craig; a brother, Doyle Craig and a sister, Edith Nell Meeks.

He is survived by his wife, Marjorie White Knowles Craig of Possum Valley; two sons, Keith Craig of Crossett and John Paul Craig and wife, Rita, of Longview; a daughter, Patricia Martin and husband, Jimmy, of Hamburg; a daughter-in-law, Kay Craig Malan of Possum Valley; a sister, Dorris Kelley of Crossett; 11 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren; his extended family: son, James Knowles and wife, Renee, of Possum Valley; three daughters, Eulea Kiraly of Monticello, Hope Jones of Mayflower and Mollie Ward and husband, Rob, of Austin, Texas; 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are 10 a.m., Saturday, June 7, 2014 in the chapel of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Carter and Bro. Kevin Dunn officiating.  Burial will be in the Hollis Chapel Memory Garden. Memorials may be made to the Bethel Baptist Church, c/o Barbie Eubanks, 174 Longview Road, Wilmar, AR 71675 or to Arkansas Hospice, 224 HWY 425, Monticello, AR 71655.

 Service Information

June 6, 2014

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel
302 E. Lincoln Street
Hamburg, Arkansas 71646

Funeral Service
June 7, 2014

10:00 AM
Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel
302 E. Lincoln Street
Hamburg, Arkansas 71646

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