Funeral services for Jimmie Craig, 69, of Tyler will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Tyler Memorial Funeral Home with burial in Williams Cemetery.
Mr. Craig was born on the 8th of April, 1944, in Brownwood to Richard Allen and Charlene Hodo Craig and passed away on Jan. 12, 2014, in Tyler.
Mr Craig was a member of Green Acres Baptist Church. Formerly of Irving, he had lived in Tyler since the 1970s.
Survivors include best friend and companion, Ruby Lawler, of Tyler; children, Bobbie Craig, of Tyler, Jodie Craig, of Tyler, Heidii Godbold, of Tyler, Jimmy Youngblood, of Katy, Ellen Shankles, of Dallas, Linnea Malone, of Spring, Bettne Zamora, of Corinth; grandchildren, Nikki Craig, of Tyler, Claire and Jake Godbold, of Tyler, Rosemary, Zachary and Jonathan Youngblood, of Katy, Abigail and Simon Shankles, of Dallas, Maddox and Ryan Malone, of Spring, Austin Ross, of Corinth; sister, Sandy Sanchez, of Chilicothe, Mo., Kay Clark, of San Antonio; brother, Mike Craig, of Shawnee, Okla.
Pallbearers will be Jason Godbold, James Zamora, Timothy Malone, Blaine Slaughter, Jose Taramona and Andy Decker.
Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Tyler Memorial Funeral Home Cemetery and Mausoleum
12053 State Highway 64 West
Tyler, TX 75704
Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Jan. 15, 2014