Carolyn Swan Craig, 84, of Hamburg, died Monday, August 23, 2021 in Hamburg. Mrs. Craig was a native and lifelong resident of Ashley County, a homemaker and a member of the Egypt Missionary Baptist Church. She loved to ride horses and was a member of the Milo Riding Club. Mrs. Craig enjoyed going shopping, eating out with her family and doing whatever her “baby”, Noah Cunningham, wanted to do. Above all things, she loved her family and her grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Verdie & Willie Norrell Swan; her brother, Bruce Swan in 2008; a sister-in-law, Pat Swan in 2012 and a brother-in-law, James Morris in 2018.
She is survived by her husband of 36 years, John Craig of Hamburg; four sons, Steve Cunningham and wife, Laura, of Hamburg, David Cunningham and wife, Susan, of Benton, Keith Cunningham and wife, Janet, and Shawn Craig and wife, Rebecca, all of Hamburg; two daughters, Teresa Cunningham, Bob Addams, and Shannon Craig all of Hamburg; two brothers, George Norman Swan and Allan Swan both of Hamburg; a sister, Mary Morris of Hamburg; a sister-in-law, Norma Dean Swan; 19 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services are 10 a.m., Wednesday, August 25, 2021 in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Steve Franklin officiating. Burial will be in the Crossroads Cemetery. Pallbearers are Mike Morris, Mark Morris, Norman Lee Swan, Tom Swan, Darren Swan, Scott Swan, Alan Riels and Kevin Kirby. Honorary pallbearers are her grandsons, Aaron Cunningham, Cody Cunningham, Josh Cunningham, Caleb Cunningham, Bryan Allen, Noah Cunningham, Drake Streeter, Toby McDougald and Zack Craig. Memorials may be made to the Crossroads Cemetery Association, c/o Tammy Cook, 119 Pippen Road, Crossett, AR 71635.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Tuesday in the funeral home chapel.
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