Lillian Eleanor Craft, age 89, of Beaver Creek Apt.,Frenchburg, KY passed away Thursday, August 26,2021 at her home after an extended illness. She was born September 2,1931 in Frenchburg, KY to Noah Downing and Pearl Back Downing. She was of the Christian Faith. A loving wife, mother, sister, and a loving grandmother to her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Surviving are one son, David Craft Sr, and three grandchildren, Lisa (James) Helton, David (Darcey) Craft Jr, Allen (Messiah) Craft Sr. Eight great-grandchildren, Krista (Brandon) Harrod, James Helton Jr, Scotty (Taylor) Helton, Cody Day, Zachary Craft, Scottie Ferguson, Kaytlin Brewer, Allen Craft Jr. Six great-great-grandchildren, Michaela Harrod, Jacoby Harrod, Azalea Helton, Oliver Helton, Dixie Day, Everleigh Day. One brother, Paul Downing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Noah Downing and Pearl Back Downing, husband Virgil Craft, two brothers, Hector Downing and Noah Downing Jr. Three sisters, Willa “Billie” Denniston, Vivian Towson, and Sylvia Dunning. Daughter-in-law, Linda Craft.
Funeral services will be 1:00pm, Monday, August 30,2021 at Menifee home For Funerals with Bro. Tim Rhodes and Bro. Rick Stiltner officiating. Burial in the Craft Cemetery, Whites Branch Road, Wellington, KY. Visitation will be Monday at 11:00am at Menifee home For Funerals, Frenchburg, KY Randy Halsey, Funeral Director.
Active pallbearers: Allen Craft Jr, James Helton Jr, Zachary Craft, Dan Craft, Buddy Helton, David Thomas. Honorary pallbearers: Derek Tellup and Brent Helton.
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