Funeral  services  for  Mrs.  Matilda  Chaffin  Craighead,  81,  of
Cookeville, TN, will be held at 2 P.M.  on  Thursday, August  22,
2019,   at   Anderson  -  Upper   Cumberland  Funeral  Home  in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Pharris Cemetery in  the
McCoinsville community of Jackson County, TN.

The family will receive friends  on  Wednesday  from  4  P.M. - 8
P.M., and Thursday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

She  passed  away  on  Monday, August 19, 2019, at Signature
Health Care Center in Algood, TN.

She was born May 8, 1938, in Jackson County, TN,  to  the  late
Norman Chaffin and Hattie Harris Chaffin. On  March  28, 1959,
she was married to the late  Edd  Roy  Craighead,  who  passed
away  November  17, 2000. She  worked  as  a  bank teller, and
was a member of the Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ.

In addition to her husband and parents,  she  was  preceded  in
death  by  1  Brother:  Perry N. Chaffin;  and  3  Sisters:    Jamie
Chaffin Hix, Mary Lucinda Chaffin Myers, and Velma Jo Norton.

Survivors  include  2  Daughters:  Anita  (Steve)  Huddleston  of
Owensboro, KY, and Jeanette (Terry) Colson of Livingston, TN;
2  Grandchildren:  Ross (Ashley) Grigg of Gainesboro, TN,  and
April Grigg  of  Cookeville,  TN;   1  Great  Grandchild: Cameron
Grigg of Gainesboro, TN; and  1  Sister: Geraldine (Jon) Collins
of Portland, TN.

Bro. Johnny Fox will officiate at the services.
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