Eloise L. Crafton
August 2, 1917 -
December 31, 2014

Visitation

Service 

January 4, 2015
2 PM

Interment

Obituary

Graveside service for Eloise L. Crafton, age 97 of Paducah, KY, will be conducted Sunday at 1 PM at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, 6965 Old US Hwy 45, Paducah, KY beside her husband Elvis Crafton. Memorial services will follow at 2 P.M. at the 1st Presbyterian Church 200 North 7th Street Paducah, KY with Rev. Lynn Shirley officiating. Mrs. Crafton passed away Wednesday morning December 31, 2014 at Lincoln Care Center.
She was a native of Paducah, KY, and the daughter of the late Herbert G. and Hattie Ferguson Lyles. She was a graduate of Augusta Tilghman High School in Paducah, KY, Louisville General Hospital School of Nursing in Louisville, KY and the John Hopkins University School of Nursing in Baltimore, MD. Mrs. Crafton worked at the Illinois Central Hospital, West Baptist Hospital and was the plant nurse for Penn Walt Chemical Corporation in Calvert City, KY for 23 years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Paducah, KY. In addition to her husband and her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter Nancy Crafton Stone.
Survivors include son Aaron (Connie) Crafton of Shelbyville, daughter Cyndi (David) Bagley of Fayetteville, grandson Stephen Stone of Gilbertsville, KY, grandson Britton (Julie) Crafton of Germantown, TN, granddaughter Kristi (Matt) Crass of Murfreesboro, TN, grandson Owen (Jill) Bagley of Fayetteville, grandson Adam Bagley of Fayetteville and seven great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Paducah, KY, the First Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, TN, the First Presbyterian Church in Shelbyville, TN, Or the St. Jude’s Children Hospital.
Higgins Funeral Home is assisting the family of Eloise L. Crafton.

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9 Comments

  1. Ruthie Jeans

    Aaron, David, and Cyndi –
    I am so sorry for your loss. Will be remembering you in the days ahead and prayer for comfort and much love from your friends and family during this sad time for your family.
    Ruthie Jeans

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  2. David 'Herb' Estes

    Dear Aaron and Cyndi,
    I received today the sad word that your Mother has passed away. I Know that your hearts are sorely grieved, and I hasten to send to you this little word of assurance of love and sympathy. May every consolation and blessing be granted to each you and your entire family in your deep sorrow. Kindly accept my heartfelt sympathy.
    Sincerely yours,
    David ‘Herb’ Estes

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  3. Carol "Mitchell" Callihan

    I’m sorry to hear about Aunt Eloise. My thoughts and prayers are with each of your families. She will be greatly missed.

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  4. Jill Wurth Faughn

    I’m so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Your family will be in my prayers. Blessings and peace.

    Reply
  5. Sarah and Jack Raby

    Losing one’s mother is so hard. Please know that you are in our prayers and have our deepest sympathy. Love to all of the family.
    Sarah and Jack Raby

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  6. Sue Welch & Phylis Welch

    Cindy, David, and family: Your are in our hearts and prayers during this difficult time.

    In deepest sympathy,
    Sue Welch
    Phylis Welch

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  7. Susan Thompson

    Dear Cindy and family. So very saddened to hear of your mother’s passing .

    Susan Thompson

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  8. Dora Barnes

    Sending my deepest sympathy to all the family. I pray your sweet, precious memories will bring comfort to each of you at this difficult time. May God mend your broken hearts.
    In Christian Love,
    Dora Barnes

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  9. Eulus & Bettye Quick

    Aaron,
    Sorry to hear about your mother. It is always hard to loose a loved one no matter how long we have had with them. Our thoughts are with you and your family.
    Eulus and Bettye Quick

    Reply

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9 Comments

  1. Ruthie Jeans

    Aaron, David, and Cyndi –
    I am so sorry for your loss. Will be remembering you in the days ahead and prayer for comfort and much love from your friends and family during this sad time for your family.
    Ruthie Jeans

    Reply
  2. David 'Herb' Estes

    Dear Aaron and Cyndi,
    I received today the sad word that your Mother has passed away. I Know that your hearts are sorely grieved, and I hasten to send to you this little word of assurance of love and sympathy. May every consolation and blessing be granted to each you and your entire family in your deep sorrow. Kindly accept my heartfelt sympathy.
    Sincerely yours,
    David ‘Herb’ Estes

    Reply
  3. Carol "Mitchell" Callihan

    I’m sorry to hear about Aunt Eloise. My thoughts and prayers are with each of your families. She will be greatly missed.

    Reply
  4. Jill Wurth Faughn

    I’m so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Your family will be in my prayers. Blessings and peace.

    Reply
  5. Sarah and Jack Raby

    Losing one’s mother is so hard. Please know that you are in our prayers and have our deepest sympathy. Love to all of the family.
    Sarah and Jack Raby

    Reply
  6. Sue Welch & Phylis Welch

    Cindy, David, and family: Your are in our hearts and prayers during this difficult time.

    In deepest sympathy,
    Sue Welch
    Phylis Welch

    Reply
  7. Susan Thompson

    Dear Cindy and family. So very saddened to hear of your mother’s passing .

    Susan Thompson

    Reply
  8. Dora Barnes

    Sending my deepest sympathy to all the family. I pray your sweet, precious memories will bring comfort to each of you at this difficult time. May God mend your broken hearts.
    In Christian Love,
    Dora Barnes

    Reply
  9. Eulus & Bettye Quick

    Aaron,
    Sorry to hear about your mother. It is always hard to loose a loved one no matter how long we have had with them. Our thoughts are with you and your family.
    Eulus and Bettye Quick

    Reply

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