Wilbert Craig

1932

Wilbert Craig was born on 22 Feb 1932 a child of William C Craig and Hattie Medlin Shannon Craig.

1938

He died on 07 Oct 1938. Wilbert Craig was buried on 08 Oct 1938 in Pontiac, Richland, South Carolina, USA at Spears Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Wilbert Craig, 6, Dies at Pontiac

Wilbert Craig, six-year-old son of William Craig and the late Mrs. Craig, died at the home of his uncle, Melton Medlin, at Pontiac yesterday afternoon after an illness of a few days.

He is survived by his unlce, Melvin Medlin, with whom he lived; his father, William Craig of Pontiac; three half brothers, Edward Shannon, John Henry Shannon, and Walter Shannon of Great Falls; two half-sisters, Mrs. Chelsey Ward Roof of Great Falls and Mrs. Fredner Davis of Pontiac.

Funeral services were conducted this morning from Spears Creek Baptist church by the Rev. Woodrow Brazell of Blaney interment was in the churchyard.

Craig Services Held Yesterday

Funeral services for Wilbert Craig, six-year-old son of William Craig and the late Mrs. Craig, were conducted Saturday morning from Spears Creek Baptist church by the Rev. Woodrow Brazell of Blaney. Interment followed in the churchyard.

The lad died at the home of his uncle, Melton Medlin, at Pontiac Friday afternoon after an illness of but a few days.

October 8, 1938  Columbia Record (published as The Columbia Record)  Columbia, South Carolina
Page 19
October 9, 1938  State (published as The State)  Columbia, South Carolina
Page 17
Spears Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Pontiac, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Patricia Johnson

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