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Blanche Craft

Blanche E. Hackney Craft

Friday, February 21st, 1930 Thursday, March 7th, 2019

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Obituary for Blanche E. Hackney Craft

Blanche E. Craft died March 7, 2019. She was born in Elk City, Okla. on Feb. 21, 1930, the youngest of five children of Harold Osmond Wilson and his wife, Johanna (Brady) Wilson. She was the last surviving sibling after the passing of Royce Keithley, Alois Louise, Virgil Glenn and Raymond Everett Wilson.

In April 1949, she married Thomas Hackney, oldest child of George and Etna (Roberts) Hackney of Roosevelt, OK. Thomas and Blanche had three children, Harold George, Mark Eugene and Susan Elaine Hackney. The family moved to the Wichita area in June of 1957 because of a job for Thomas at Boeing.

Her Oldest son Harold Hackney died in Dec. 2009. She is survived by son, Mark Hackney, of Ralston, OK; daughter, Susan Moss and son-in-law, Everett "Sonny" Moss of August, KS; step-daughter Gale Craft of Albuquerque, NM, and adopted grandson Jerry Craft and his wife Jessica of Vienna, VA; daughter-in-law, Patricia Hackney of Lake of the Ozarks, MO; six grandchildren, Robyn (Moss) Chaffin (John), Jacob Moss (Jessica), Theresa (Moss) Donnelley, David Moss (Brandy)John Hackney and eight great-grandchildren.

Visitation: Monday, March 11, 2019, from 5-7 pm at Smith Mortuary Derby 1415 N. Rock Rd. Derby, KS 67037. Funeral Service: 10:00 am, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church of Derby 324 N. Baltimore Derby, KS 67037. Interment Wednesday at Roosevelt Cemetery in Roosevelt, OK. Memorial contributions may be made to Victory In The Valley, 3755 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67218.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, March 11th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Smith Mortuary, Derby
    1415 North Rock Road
    Derby, Kansas
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    Monday, March 11th, 2019
    5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 | 10:00am
    First Presbyterian Church of Derby
    324 N. Baltimore
    Derby, Kansas
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    Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
    Pastor Ben Ray
  • Interment

    Roosevelt Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Roosevelt, Oklahoma
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Becky Rierson

Sue and Mark.... Very sorry to learn of your Mom's passing. Keeping you close in thoughts and prayers.
Comment | Posted at 08:45pm via Condolence

Sandra Hackney Smith Mann

Prayers for the family. Aunt Blanche was a great person she will be greatly missed.
Comment | Posted at 05:11pm via Condolence

Dianne Adams

Blanche was the lovliest of women. She truly embodied, Christ, everyday. Thank you for sharing the wonderful video tribute of her life.
Dianne and Ron Adams
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