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Shirley Marie Ritchie Craycraft

Shirley Marie Ritchie Craycraft, 62, widow of the late Clyde Tipton Craycraft, Jr., died Monday February 22, 2021 at her home.

She was born in Cynthiana, KY to the late William Glen and Mary Elizabeth McCarty Ritchie. Shirley was a retired employee of Monesson Hearth Company. She enjoyed trips to Tennessee and doing crafts.

She is survived by two daughters, Janet Craycraft and Terrie Maclean; two sons, Robert Craycraft and James (Jennifer Maybrier) Berryman; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins; four sisters, Geneva McClanahan, Glenda (Billy) Smith, Debbie (Andy) Vickers and Betty McIntosh and one brother, Jackie (Carla) Ritchie; two brothers and sisters in law, Robin and Eddie Caskey and Lola and Bill Downing.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is also preceded in death by one daughter, Lisa Patrick and one brother, Dale Wayne Ritchie.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 PM Saturday February 27, 2021 at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY by Pastor Michael Clyburn. Burial will follow in the Paris Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11:00 AM Saturday February 27, 2021 until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Charles Carpenter, Glenn Buckler, Tommy Cannon, Ronnie Ritchie, Clay Buckler and Greg Chowning.

Honorary pallbearers will be nephews and brothers-in-laws.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY.

The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.


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