Phyllis Craddock, 70, of Marshall, died Friday, April 9, 2004, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.
Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, April 12, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. William W. Harlow will officiate. Music will be "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain," and "Funny Face." Pianist Julie Lewis will accompany Kathy VanBuskirk as she sings "How Great Thou Art." An anatomical donation was made to the University of Missouri-Columbia Department of Anatomy at Craddock's request. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association.
Born Nov. 20, 1933, in Bedford, Iowa, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Donald Hensley and Helen Henning Hensley, who survives of Bedford. On Aug. 14, 1953, she married Wayne Craddock, who survives of the home. She was a graduate of Bedford High School in Bedford and was a homemaker. She had lived in Marshall most of her life and was a volunteer with Helping Hands in Sedalia.
Additional survivors include one son, Mike Craddock and wife Donna of Lee's Summit; one daughter, Sherri McCracken and husband David of Marshall; one daughter-in-law, Nancy Craddock of Grain Valley; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three brothers, Jim Hensley and Eldon Hensley, both of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Dean Hensley of Crockett, Texas; one sister, Bonnie Pappageorge of Clinton; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by one son, Steve Craddock, and one brother, Donald Hensley.
Additional information provided per family recompense.