April 17, 2013

Wilma Jean Craig


KOKOMO — Wilma Jean Craig, 82, Kokomo, formerly of Logansport, passed away at 1:35 a.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Kokomo.

Born Aug. 27, 1930, in Camden, she was the daughter of Ellis and Mary Edith Randolph Gish.

She was married to Willis Craig, who preceded her in death Nov. 13, 1968.

Wilma had been employed as a cook at Amelio’s in Logansport and Howard Johnson’s Restaurant in Kokomo.

Surviving are a daughter, Carol (Robert) Middleton of Kokomo; son, Christopher (Nancy) Craig of Florida; sister, Jane LaDuct of Logansport; and a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death are sons, Perry Lee Craig, Lawrence Edward Craig and Wesley Alvin Craig; daughter, Carmen Loraine Cecil; brothers, Jr. Edward Gish, Paul Robert Gish and William Dean Gish; and sisters, Catherine Margaret Sheffer and Betty L. Reinke.

The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Kroeger Funeral Home, with the Rev. Dr. Horace Smith officiating.

Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Private interment will be at a later date in Musselman Cemetery, Camden.

Kroeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be left online at www.kroegerfuneral