From: "Earle & Pat" <koeble@koeble.org>
To: <IADECATU-L@rootsweb.com>
Subject: Obituary Lloyd Samuel Craig
Date: Thursday, August 09, 2001 4:28 PM

LLOYD SAMUEL CRAIG
Lloyd Samuel, third son of William F, and Jenettie E. Craig, was born
November 9, 1901. At the age of 25 years 6 months and 24 days he passed away
following an illness of, 7 weeks. Throughout life he had been until, a few
months ago, a constant sufferer, all of which he bore with patience and good
cheer, even planning for the future. He graduated from the Davis City high
school in the year of 1921. His life was exemplary of his class motto: "Aim
Even At the Best." He had chosen for his vocation the art of teaching,
being stricken shortly before the close of his school year. He leaves to
mourn his departure his father and mother, three brothers, Garland, Clyde
and Clair and families, two sisters. Clarice at home and Mrs. Louise Hill
and family, of Saline, Mo., his betroth, Miss Arlyne Davenport, who has been
faithful in her trust, an aged grandfather and numerous, relatives; and
many, many friends drawn to him by his sunny disposition He was faithful
to home and God. Brother Lloyd was converted and united with the Providence
Baptist church, being baptized May 19, 1921:
Funeral services were held at the Providence church, Saturday, June 4, 1927,
at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. E. C. Vanderpool of Lockridge, Iowa,
assisted by Rev. Elba Dale, The house scarcely held half the sorrowing
relatives and friends. The floral offering was large and beautiful. A choir
of mostly young people sang very beautifully "There Will Be No
Disappointments in Heaven," "Tell Mother I'll Be There," "God Be With You
Till We Meet again," "Going Down the Valley." The pallbearers were Chester
VanWinkle, Paul Hamilton, Nate Willis, Willie Craig, Howard Johnson, Edward
Hasten. Interment in the Hamilton cemetery.
Leon Reporter.
 

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