Patricia Lee Craig
Patricia Lee Carroll Craig, 95, was born Aug. 20, 1924, to Leland E. Carroll and Mary Dufendach Carroll.
Pat grew up in Knightstown, Indiana, and was a graduate of Knightstown High School and Purdue University.
She married James R. Craig on Oct. 21, 1944, and resided in Pendleton her entire adult life. She was a member of Pendleton First United Methodist Church, Pi Beta Phi Sorority at Purdue, and Tri Kappa Sorority in Pendleton as well as several bridge clubs.
She is survived by her six children, Tim Craig (Ana) of Hyogo, Japan, Peter Craig, Katy Burke (John), Annie Wills (Steve), Sally Childress (Tom), and Tom Craig (Tracy), all of Pendleton; 15 grandchildren, Emily Yu, Charlie McCord, Jenny Herman, Tami French, Brian Burke, Heather Chandler, Jimmy Wills, Becky Harbert, Clint Childress, Liz Childress, Jake Childress, Ryan Cauley, Matt Cauley, Morgan Craig and Molly Kacey; and several great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by a sister, Virginia Shively of West Lafayette; and a brother, Joseph Carroll of Centre Hall, Pennsylvania.
Patricia was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Robert Carroll; grandson, Danny Craig; and great-grandson, Max McCord.
Special thanks to our fabulous caregivers from Clover Senior Care and to the dedicated team from Paradigm Hospice.
A celebration of life service will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Lahm Chapel, 211 E. State St., Pendleton, with the Rev. Michelle Cobb officiating.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday at Lahm Chapel, Pendleton.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the South Madison Community Foundation.
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Published on January 14, 2020


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Jay and Marilyn
Jan 19, 2020
Katy and John, I Know you feel sad but she had a great life. You both were great all the things you did for her.
God bless.
Mark Prividera
Jan 17, 2020
Sally, Tom and Family,

I wish all of you my prayers and condolences for the loss of your mother.
Imogene G. Rhule
Jan 16, 2020
Pat was a wonderful woman. Annie, my sympathy to you and your family. RIP Pat.
Love, Allison, Amy, Jordan, and Steph
Jan 16, 2020
Country Basket Blooms was purchased for the family of Patricia Lee Craig by Love, Allison, Amy, Jordan, and Steph.  Send flowers
Jan 16, 2020
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Beverly Ford SOTF #12959
Jan 16, 2020
Annie, my deepest condolences in the loss of your mother.
Chris Bellessis
Jan 15, 2020
She must have been an amazing lady to raise such a great family. My heartfelt condolences to the Craig family.
Syd Craig 3rd
Jan 15, 2020
Aunt Pat was a wonderful mother and a terrific aunt and Uncle Jim was a very lucky guy. I will retain forever the memories of many delightful family gatherings in Pendleton and at Lake Wawasee. She will be sorely missed.
Mandi Shawarira
Jan 15, 2020
Sally and Tom
My prayers are you and your family as you go through this difficult time.