Susan Mary “Sue” Craig, age 64, of Jackson passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson.

She was born August 17, 1952, in St. Louis, daughter of Rufus and Alma Holzum Claspill. She and Michael Rayford Craig were married September 15, 1973 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson.

Sue was a 1970 graduate of Ritenor High School in St. Louis. She worked for Ralph Edward Sports Ware, Saint Francis Medical Center and Cape Radiology, all in Cape Girardeau.  Sue was a fan of Cardinal Baseball and was a member of Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson.

Loving survivors include her husband of 43 years, Mike Craig of Jackson; a son, Michael Craig of Cape Girardeau; three brothers, James “Jim” (Bonnie) Claspill of St. Charles, Missouri, Robert (Kathy) Claspill of San Antonio, Texas, Rich Claspill of St. Louis, Missouri; four sisters, Diane (Tim) Hess of Memphis, Tennessee, Linda (Glen) Davis of St. Charles, Nancy (Mike) Gann of Farmington, Missouri and Charlene (Harold) Maxey of St. Louis; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

The visitation will be from 4 to 6:45 p.m. Monday, March 13, 2017 in chapel A of McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson, with a rosary at 6:45 p.m. led by St. Ann’s Sodality.  A memorial service will begin at 7 p.m. Monday with the Rev. John Harth officiating.

The family suggests that contributions be made to Hope Children’s Home, 709 East Main Street, Jackson, Missouri 63755.

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6 Comments
  1. Rich Claspill

    A wonderful sister who took it upon herself to fill in as Mother to the rest of us when ours passed in 1967 to worry & fret over us until last week, when I can only guess that she said to herself. if they don’t get it by now,
    Well Que Sera Sera what ever will be will be
    love you & already miss you

  2. Tammy Burton

    I am so sorry about Sue. I worked with her many years ago at St. Francis. She was a sweet lady. Her family is in my thoughts and prays at this difficult time.

    Tammy Burton

  3. Claudia Arciniega

    My condolences and prayers to the Family. RIP, Sue.

  4. Kathi Mazzanti

    What wonderful memories of a beautiful smile and a lovely soul. My heart lifts when I think of Mrs. Sue Craig. Bless each of you who will miss her here on earth even though you know her sweet heart will live forever.

  5. I am so sorry to hear about Sue’s passing. We worked together many years ago in St. Francis Hospital Emergency. Sue had such a wonderful personality and always was grinning. She will sadly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

    Linda Estes
    Ballwin, Mo

  6. Nora

    So sorry to hear about the loss of Sue……she was a special lady. We went to the same high school, she being two grades higher than me. Fun memories working with Sue at my first job which was St. Ann 4 Screen Drive-In. After all these years I still think of her. My sincere condolences to the family. Nora Burcks Gragert

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