Eunice Effie McCracken, 66, of Bardwell, a loving and devoted wife and mother, departed this life and become an angel in Heaven at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, January 6, 2013, at her home.
Mrs. McCracken was of the Baptist faith and retired after 25 years as a chef for Luhr Brothers Bargeline Company.
She is survived by her husband, Donald McCracken of 42 years; three daughters, Juanima Renee Blackmon of Henderson, Tammy Jo McCracken of Henderson, and Kelly Dawn Franklin and husband Mark of Bardwell; one son, Terry Lee Draper of Paducah; six sisters, Vaeda Carter, Ozie Carter, Loretta Carter, Audrey Carter, Peggy Carter, Lisa Stephens; nine brothers, Charles Carter, Thomas Carter, Laymon Carter, Odes Carter, Marty Carter, Floyd Carter, Lloyd Carter, Willis Carter, and Darrell Carter; four grandchildren, Lauren Christian, Mason Jones, Kaiden Stimson, and Paul Baranek; and two great-grandchildren, Xandra Draper and Rosalie Christian.
Mrs. McCracken was preceded in death by her parents, William Roscoe Stephens and Vernon Bone Carter; and one sister, Audrey Carter.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Bardwell with burial to follow in Roselawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be held after 5 p.m. Thursday at the Funeral Home.
You may leave a message of sympathy and light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.