Obituary of Shirley Craft
ELGIN- A graveside service for Shirley M. Craft, 85, will be held Monday at 10:00 am in Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery. The Rev. Tim McIver will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday from 5-7 pm at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Kershaw County Special Olympics at 2029 West DeKalb Street, Camden, SC 29020
Mrs. Craft, wife of the late Larry Craft, passed away on May 31, 2023. Born in Bell Island, Newfoundland, Canada, she was a daughter of the late John and Bridget Knee Kent Mansfield. Mrs. Craft was born and raised Catholic, and attended Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church. Her life passion was helping children with special needs and worked as a cook and caregiver at the Pine Grove Youth Academy. She was a huge Elvis fan and enjoyed listening to music, watching “NCIS” and Dancing.
Surviving are her children, Darlene Mulcahy of Newfoundland, Canada, Kelly Ingram (Wes) of Charleston, S.C., Anna Moak of Elgin, S.C., Jackie Allen (Jeffrey) of Elgin, Michael Craft (Heidi) of Lugoff, Larry Craft (Rosie) of Green River, WY; grandchildren, Alexis Simms (Curtis), Leif Moak, Morgan Craft, Ryan Craft, Katie White, Darci Benoit, Raeann Craft, Jefferson “JJ” Allen, Jamison Allen; great-grandchildren, Leven Simms, Patrick Percell, Kaiden Benoit; and a brother, Fred Mansfield. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by siblings, Pat, Vince, Myles, Rose, Angie, Tom, John, Theresa, Helen, Loretta and Florence.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Alexis, Curtis and Leven for their love and care.