Doris E. Craig, 99, of St. Clairsville formerly of Lansing, died Tuesday June 24, 2014 at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.
She was born January 22, 1915 in South Elmsall, England, a daughter of the late Claude and Gertrude (Elliott) Medd.
She was a long time member of the Lansing United Methodist Church and choir, a member and past president of the Bridgeport Friendship Counsel, and the St. Clairsville Senior Citizens.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Clyde R. Craig in 1987; her step-father, William Whitehouse; a brother, Roy Whitehouse; and a sister, Enid Stinson.
Doris was adopted by her step-father’s brother and his wife the late Thomas and Phoebe Whitehouse who raised her as their own. Siblings from that family were the late Harold, Cyril, and Leonard Whitehouse, Ethel Albus, Elsie Bowman, Florence Wood, and Mildred Rennels.
Doris is survived by a son, Bud Craig; and a daughter, Jean Craig both of St. Clairsville; two grandsons Jason Craig of Oakridge, TN., and Brent (Erica) Craig of Corning, NY; also many nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road Brookside, on Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 3-6 p.m., and on Friday from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m., with Rev. John Jackson officiating.
Interment in Belmont Memorial Park, St. Clairsville.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Lansing United Methodist Church, PO Box 412, Lansing, Ohio 43934, or a Charity of the donor’s choice.
To leave a condolence for the family please visit www.wilsonfuneralhome. com.