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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