Frances L. (Thomas) Craig, 90, of Avon passed away March 12. Born on Sept. 11, 1930, Frances married her high school sweetheart, Harvey, in 1950 and they resided in Lawrence, Waverly and Avon, Indiana.
She graduated from Lawrence Central High School and was a cheerleader. She worked at Western Electric for a few years, before living in Alaska as Harvey served in the army. Frances was a homemaker to their four daughters when they moved back to Indiana. She was a devoted Christian, teaching Sunday School for many years and attending Bible studies. She loved to tell others about Jesus.
Frances loved family getting together for birthday and holiday celebrations. She was someone the family could always look to for Christian guidance, love and kindness.
Once Harvey retired, the two traveled the world to more than 50 countries, including trips with their grandchildren. Frances was an active member of Ben Davis Christian Church, volunteering for many years.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Harvey Craig of Avon.
She’s survived by daughters, Terry (Jim) Barrett of Indianapolis, Julia Craig of Plainfield, Lisa (Sam) Gibson of Avon and Linda Moore of Plainfield as well as nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. with 1 p.m. service March 16, at Ben Davis Christian Church, 701 N. High School Road, Indianapolis. Burial will be private. Donations can be made to Ben Davis Christian Church or the Alzheimer’s Association, alz.org.