Craig, Gaither Lee Pope (LaFayette)

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Gaither  Lee  Pope  Craig,  80,  of  LaFayette, GA, died  Monday, December 24, 2012.

She  was  a  member  of  the LaFayette  Church  Of  Christ.

She was preceded  in  death  by her  husband,  Richard  Craig;  son,  Arnold  Craig;  and parents,  Jim  and  Pinkie  Pope.

She is survived  by  her daughter  Kathy  and  husband  Terrill  Pettyjohn,  of  LaFayette;  grandson,  Brian  Pettyjohn,  of  LaFayette; and  several  nieces  and  nephews.

Funeral  from  the  Wallis  Memorial  Chapel  Friday, December 28 at  2 p.m.  Service will be  conducted  by  Rev.  Aaron  Pope,  and  Rev.  Eddie  Boggess. Pallbearers  are  Brian  Pettyjohn,  Donny  Raburn,  Randel  Magnison,  Larry  Jones,  Jamey   Millican,  and  Bruce  Coker. Honorary  pallbearer will be  Danny  Haygood. Interment will be in  the  LaFayette  Memory  Gardens.

Family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home  Thursday, December 27  from  6-9 p.m.


The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  of  LaFayette.


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