Macon County Chronicle

Billy Joe Craighead, 72

Billy Joe Craighead, 72, of Moss, Tenn., passed away Thur., May 14, 2009 at the Cumberland River Hospital. Funeral services were held here Mon., May 18, 2009 from the chapel of Upton Funeral Home with Gary Wilder officiating. Serving as pallbearers were Brad Craighead, AJ Craighead, Lee Craighead, Johnny Young, Ronnie Craighead and Jerry Craighead. Mr. Craighead was born Feb. 25, 1937 in Oak grove, Tenn. to the late Herman and Maxie (Eads) Craighead. He was a heavy equipment operator and was affiliated with the Oak Grove Church of Christ. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Clifton, Paul, Poe, and Don Craighead. He is survived by his wife, Katherine (Spear) Craighead of Moss, Tenn.; sons and daughters-in-law, Billy Joe and Barbara Craighead of Lebanon, Tenn. and David and Wannie Craighead of Moss, Tenn.; 6 grandchildren, Tiona Katherine Young, Bradley Craighead, AJ Craighead, Lee Craighead, Amber Craighead and Tanya Craighead; 3 great-grandchildren, Jade Young, Ty Young and Kyley Craighead.