Graveside services for Mrs. Clyo Bowman Craighead, 87, of
Cookeville, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday,
January 20, 2011, at the Pharris Cemetery in the McCoinsville
community of Jackson County, TN.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
She passed away on Wednesday, January 19, 2011, at NHC
Health Care Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born August 8, 1923, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Richard Milton “Dink” Bowman and Emma Jane
Bowman. She was married to the late Garrett Craighead,
who passed away April 23, 1985. She was a homemaker and
seamstress. She was a member of the Dudneys Hill Church of
Christ, and attended Collegeside Church of Christ in
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 7 Brothers and 6 Sisters.
Survivors include 1 Daughter: Jane Craighead Sadler of
Cookeville, TN; 1 Son-in-Law: Edwin Sadler of Cookeville, TN;
4 Grandchildren: Sonja (Billy) House of Smithville, TN, Brett
(Krystyn) Sadler of Nashville, TN, Bryan Sadler of Cookeville,
TN, and Blake Sadler of Cookeville, TN; Special Nieces: Ruth
Jones, Lois Haney, and Katherine Austin McDonald; and a
Special Nephew: Claude Bowman. A host of other nieces and
nephews also survive.
Edwin Sadler will officiate at the services.
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