Recie Craig

Obituary of Recie Elizabeth Craig

Mrs. Recie Lentz Craig, age 91 of Blowing Rock, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020. She was a native of Watauga County and the daughter of the late Eugene and Ruth Edmisten Lentz. She was a member of Rumple Presbyterian Church. Recie loved watching her children and grandchildren participate in basketball and baseball. She was a UNC Tar Heel fan. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Eugene Craig; brothers Lewis, Guy and Carter Lentz. She is survived by three sons; Ted Craig and wife Karen of Bryson City, N.C., Homer Wayne Craig and wife Kim of Winston-Salem, and Robert Craig and wife Susan of Blowing Rock; six grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, sister Nancy Trexler, and husband Earl, and sister Mary Lentz all of Blowing Rock, N.C. Private graveside services will be conducted Sunday, August 2, 2020 in Woodlawn Cemetery, Blowing Rock. The family requests no flowers or food please. Memorial donations may be made to Rumple Presbyterian Church Choir, 1218 Main Street, Blowing Rock, N.C. 28605. Online condolences may be shared with the Craig family at the website Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Craig family.
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