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Almeta Johnson Craddock

September 5, 1932 ~ March 4, 2019 (age 86)

Mrs. Almeta Johnson Craddock, age 86, of Pilot Mountain, NC, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. She was born on September 5, 1932 to Claude Johnson and Lena Stanley Johnson.

Almeta will be loved and missed by her family. She leaves cherished memories with her son, James Thomas “Tony” (Cindy) Craddock, Jr., daughter; Alma Watson, three sisters; Margerette Shaffner, Billie Spruill, and Clara Mae Hillard, one brother; Malery (Velno) Johnson, three grandchildren; Jennifer (Joshua) MacCollum, Matthew Craddock and Erin Craddock, one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, James Thomas Craddock, parents; Claude Johnson and Lena Stanley Johnson, sisters; Mary Davis, Vallie Prince and Alice Johnson, brothers; Roscoe Johnson and Marvin Johnson.

A funeral service will be conducted on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Cox Needham Funeral Home, with Rev. Gerald Jones officiating.  Interment will be held at Skyline Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 6 PM. to 8 PM at Cox Needham Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Pilot Mountain Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 743 Pilot Mountain, NC 27041.

Cox-Needham Funeral Home of Pilot Mountain (, is respectfully serving the Craddock family.

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