HARTWELL - Alton Donnie Craft, 78, died Monday, May 19, 2014 at his residence.
Born on October 26, 1935, in Hartwell, he was the son of the late Crate Craft and Carrie Coe Craft. He was the owner of Craft Supply Co., gas stations and convenient stores. He was of a member of the Cross Roads Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a daughter: Donna Jo Craft; and one sister, Willie Burns.
Survivors include his wife, Marlene Alderich Craft; one son, Terry Craft, Odenten, Md.; one daughter, Rene Craft, Commerce; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Eloise Vickery and Maebelle Ertzberger Fleming.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 22, at 2 p.m., at the Cross Roads Baptist Church in Hartwell with the Revs. Michael McMurray, Mike Dyar and Connie Mack Bowers officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The body is at Strickland Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends Wednesday, May 21, from 6 to 8 p.m. The family is at the home.
The Strickland Funeral Home, Hartwell, is in charge of all arrangements.
On-line condolences may be sent to www.stricklandfh.com.