Mrs. Patricia Hagan Craig, age 74 of Franklin, TN passed away January 19,
Patricia was born in Tompkinsville, Kentucky where she graduated from
Tompkinsville High School in 1959. She went on to David Lipscomb College in
Nashville, Tennessee where she earned an Elementary Education Degree and
graduated in 1963. While at Lipscomb, she met J.C. Craig where they were
married in 1963 and she became a teacher in Metro Nashville. After settling in
Nashville, J.C. and Pat had 2 boys, John (1967) and Philip (1970). They later
lived in Columbus, Ohio; Oxford, MS and Bowling Green, KY. While in
Bowling Green, KY, Pat went back to school at Western Kentucky University
and earned her 2
degree in Accounting. Later they moved to White House,
TN and in 1982 moved to West Point, MS. In West Point, Pat and JC became
very active in local service and volunteering. They also served as leaders at
Old Aberdeen Rd Church of Christ. Pat worked for Clay County and the City
of West Point as Bookkeeper/Asst. City Manager where she retired in 2005.
After retirement, Pat and JC moved back to Tennessee to the town of Franklin
to be closer to their children and grandchildren, Annie and John Conner.
They attended 4
Ave Church of Christ, enjoyed playing and listening to
Bluegrass music with several friends in the Nashville area and attending
school/sports events of their grandchildren. In addition to her comforting
smile, Pat will always be remembered for her love of music, sweets and her
Preceded in death by parents, C.S. “Pat” Hagan & Doris Harlan Hagan.
Survived by her husband of 52 years, J.C. Craig; sons, John (Amanda) Craig
and Philip (DeAnna Boldt) Craig; brothers, Sam (Bette) Hagan and John
(Donna) Hagan; grandchildren, Annie and John Conner Craig. A memorial
service will be held 10:00am Saturday, February 6th, 2016 at Old Aberdeen
Church of Christ with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, the family
requests Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Robinson Funeral Home is assisting with local arrangements.