2017-07-26 / Obituaries

William Craft succumbs at 73

Funeral services for William Buell Craft, 73, were held July 21 at Millstone Missionary Baptist Church. Burial was in the Colson Cemetery.

Born in Colson to the late Ben and Versa Everidge Craft, he died July 18 at his home in Buck Creek.

He was the father of the late Kisha Craft, and a brother of the late Earnestine Spangler.

An honorary Kentucky Colonel, he was a member of the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church, the Mountain Shrine Club and Mason Lodge No. 754.

Surviving are his wife, Betty Sue Amburgey Craft; two sons, Eddie Craft and wife Kathy of Sevierville, Tenn., and Stevie Craft and wife Cindy of Strawberry Plains, Tenn.; a daughter, Katrina Craft of Knoxville, Tenn.; a brother, Randall Craft of Knoxville, Tenn.; a sister, Zelma June Sexton of Colson; and four grandchildren, Shane, Logan, Makayla and Dylan.

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