Craig, Joella "Jody" McGibony

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Joella "Jody" McGibony Craig, 74, died on Monday, February 11, 2013 at her residence.

She was a member of New Heights Baptist Church, and The Red Hat Society.

She was preceded in death by her father, James F. McClure.

Suriviors include her husband, Herman Craig; daughters, Kim McGibony and Terri Ellis (Max Wallace), son, Ricky (Dedra) McGibony; grandson, Michael (Carrie) Ellis; granddaughter, Brittani McGibony; great-grandson, Austin Ellis; mother, Blanche McClure Pilcher; brother, Frank (Eunice) McClure.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, at New Heights Baptist Church in Ringgold with Reverend Dan Hamby officiating. 

Visitation will be on Saturday one hour prior to the service in the church fellowship hall.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to New Heights Baptist Church.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin Strickland Pinkard Bryan Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423 265-4414.



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