She was born June 13, 1934 in Grayson County, the daughter of Estil and Lue Denni (Embry) Payton. She was a retired waitress.
She is survived by her husband Jimmy Don Craft, of Horse Cave; seven sons, Johnny, Bobby, Roger, Jimmy, Tim, Jesse, and Benjamin; two daughters, Tiffany and Jasmine; one brother, T. J. Payton; five sisters, Florene Johnson, Norma Jean Kerr, Mildred Keller, Carol Tuttle, and Martha Bratcher.
A graveside service was held Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at the Dan Woosley Cemetery with Bro. Charles Lacefield officiating.