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Paul Leslie Craft, Sr.

July 3, 1947 ~ May 21, 2022 (age 74)


Paul Leslie Craft, Sr., 74, of McRae died suddenly on Saturday May 21.  A funeral service will be held on 11am, Friday, May 27, at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Talorsville, MS, with burial at Providence Baptist Church Cemetery in Mize MS. . Visitation will be held Thursday from 5 until 8 pm at Colonial Chapel Funeral home.

Mr. Craft was the son of Lester David "LD" Craft and Helen Maudell Sullivan Craft.  He served in the Army National Guard for 23 years, worked for Georgia Pacific for 18 years, before retiring from Wiggins Lumber.

Survivors include his wife, Kaye Craft of McRae; son, Paul Craft, Jr. of McRae; daughters, Gigi Beard (Jared) of Seminary MS and Jessica Craft of McRae; brother Joe Craft (Doris) of Mize MS; sister, Rose Blakeney (Kenneth) of Flowood MS; grandchildren, Quincy Beard (Clare) of Seminary MS, Mackenzie Craft of McRae, Katelin Magee (Brad) of Wichita KS, and Madelyn Underwood (Kyle) of Birmingham AL. 5 great-grandchildren

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