Mary Craft, 73, was born January 11, 1944 in Memphis, TN and passed away March 9, 2017 at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis. Mrs. Craft was a retired educator for the State of Arkansas. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, David Craft; son, Louis Craft and his wife, Paula; daughter, Leslie Craft; granddaughter, Katie; and family friend, Ken Lantrip. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Theresa Craft and parents, Oboe Clarence and Cora Mae Hignite. Mass will be Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 1695 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104. Burial will follow in Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens in Southaven, MS.