Mrs. Emma Jean Craig, 83, of Lake City, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, August 14, 2019 at the Haven-Suwannee Valley Hospice Care Center after an extended illness. Affectionately known as “Spunk”, she was born in Lake City on March 5, 1936 to the late Frank Norris and Emma Beckham Norris and has made the Lake City area her home all of her life. She was a homemaker all of her life and was a dedicated member of the Trinity Praise and Worship Center here in Lake City. She loved her grandchildren dearly and loved family events and fish fry’s. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 46 years in 2002, William Joseph “Billy” Craig and her siblings, Johnny Norris, Theodore “Bo” Norris, Wendell “Wimp” Norris, Carl E. Pewee” Norris, Tommy Norris and Linda Norris.
She is survived by her sons, Jack Craig (Monica) of Lake City, Jerry Craig (Cheri) of Ocala and BJ Craig (Angela) of Hawthorne; sister, Geri Houston of Lake City; grandchildren, Brandon Craig (Samantha), Cody Craig (Krystal), Colby Lynn Craig, Hunter Craig, Jacob Craig, Hannah Craig, Emilee Craig, Jailyn Lamb and Jace Lamb along with a host of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
A memorial service for Mrs. Craig will be conducted on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. in the Trinity Praise and Worship Center. Cremation arrangements are under the direction and care of Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home.
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