Mrs. Cecelia Jean Craigo
Mrs. Cecelia "Fannie" Craigo, 85 of Manilla Creek, Poca, departed this life for her Heavenly home on January 23, 2020.
Fannie was a Christian and a loving, wife, mother and grandmother. She was retired from Economy Drug of Poca. She was a member of Painter Bethel Church and attended Lett Creek Community Church. She loved gospel music. She loved watching westerns and her beloved Pittsburgh Steelers. She enjoyed working in her flower garden. She loved flowers; roses were her favorite.
Fannie was a dedicated caretaker. She sacrificed time with her family to take care of care of her parents in their later years. She was a devoted wife to Denzil. They were married for 65 years. He affectionately referred to her as Babe. Denzil was the love of her life. They enjoyed just being together whether it be mowing grass, time at "the camp" or watching TV just as long as they were together. She was a good mother to her sons, Dennis and Kerry. She often showed her love to others by making their favorite foods. She had a fondness for baking. You could always count on having a desert after Sunday dinner at her house. She was a proud grandmother. She loved her family unconditionally. Fannie Craigo truly was a virtuous women.
Proverbs 31: 10 Who can find a virtous woman? For her price is far above rubies
She was preceded in death by her parents Lawrence and Ruby Davis; husband Denzil Craigo; daughter Lois Jean Craigo; son Kerry "Kybo" Craigo and all of her brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her loving son, Dennis Craigo and his wife Judy; granddaughters April Craigo and her husband Ronnie Slater and Billie Harding and her husband Chad and great grandchildren Shelbie, Savannah and Shiloh Harding and Coty and Tristan Slater. She is also survived by her special nephew Chester Davis; brother-in-laws Dale and Oshel Craigo; her treasured dog "Peanut" and a host of other family and friends.
The family would like to say a special thank you to the friends and family who have visited with Fannie and who have brought food over the last few weeks. They would also like to thank Hospice.
A tribute to the life of Mrs. Cecelia "Fannie" Craigo will be 2:00 PM Sunday January 26, 2020 at Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel with Bob Sigman and Charles Perkins officiating. Burial will follow in Haven of Rest Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Sunday.