Henry M. (Buddy) Craig, 77, died Friday, July 3, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital, Columbus, MS after a long and brave battle with cancer. He was born May 21, 1943, at Aberdeen, MS to Henry M. and Jessie Haston Craig. He married Patsy Pressley on May 31, 1964, at Prairie, MS. He was a lifelong resident of Prairie. He was a member of West Point Mennonite Church, West Point, MS.
Survivors include his wife Patsy, Prairie, MS; three daughters Carol and husband Carlton Smith of Clarksville, TX, Lee and husband Wes Holdeman of Prairie, MS, and Melinda and husband David Litwiller of Dumas, Arkansas; one sister Faith Craig West of Prairie, MS; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and 4 nieces and 1 nephew. Pallbearers will be Matthew Smith, Marcus Smith, Devin Holdeman, Alex Holdeman, Brinton Litwiller, and Murray Litwiller. He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister-in-law, two brothers-in-law, and one nephew.
Interment will be at Oddfellows Rest Cemetery in Aberdeen, MS.
Visitation will be Monday, July 6, 2020, from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the West Point Mennonite Church.