Paula Marie Craig, 59, of Elmwood, TN, formerly of Portland, passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
She was born February 16, 1960 in Nashville, TN. She worked as a shift supervisor for Osh Kosh and was of the Church of Christ faith. She loved God, music, cooking and baking, and most of all her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Rufus M. and Dorothy A. Harper; and infant brother, Charles Michael Harper.
She is survived by her husband of 41 years, Russell W. Craig, Jr., Elmwood, TN; daughter, Heather (Greg) Hickman, Ft. Oglethorpe, GA; son, Rance Craig, Elmwood, TN; brothers, Jerry (Patti) Harper, White House, TN and Jimmy (Charlotte) Harper, Murfreesboro, TN; and five grandchildren, Isiah, Jacob, Christopher, Aubrey and Jordan.
A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Austin & Bell Funeral Home in White House with Bro. Don Harper officiating. Inurnment will follow on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 10 a.m. in the Columbarium at Hillcrest Cemetery in White House. Visitation is planned for Thursday, November 14, 2019 3 t 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Remains rest at Austin & Bell 533 Highway 76 White House, TN 37188 (615) 672-5000