Mildred Quay Ownby Craddock

Published 11:01 am Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Mildred Quay Ownby Craddock, 89, of Washington, returned to her heavenly home on June 8, 2019. A daughter of the late John Loy and Pearl Wolfe Ownby, she was born on Aug. 20, 1929, in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. She was a faithful wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. She was a former Department Manager for Leggets Department Store in Farmville, Virginia.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Granville Craddock, formally of Burkeville, Virginia; son, John Craddock; daughter, Martha Craddock; daughter-in-law, Patricia; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her five brothers, Fred Ownby, Clyde Ownby, A. E. “Gene” Ownby, Gordon Ownby, and John Ownby.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at noon at Jones Chapel Baptist Church in Cumberland, Virginia, with interment in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service, beginning at 11 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jones Chapel Baptist Church, 41 Barter Hill Road, Cumberland, VA 23040.