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Gayle Dumas Craighead

May 30, 1936 — December 12, 2022

Gayle Dumas Craighead

Gayle D. Craighead was born in Farmerville, LA on May 30, 1936, to Clifford Faxton and Sadie Nolan Dumas, and passed away December 12, 2022.   

Gayle is survived by her four sons, all of West Monroe: Kevin Lee Craighead; Richard Allen Craighead; Eric Wayne Craighead and wife, Lori Potter Craighead; Martin Shane Craighead and wife, Kimberly Pender Craighead; twelve grandchildren: Kevin Bradley Craighead and wife, Karina; Georgia Gayle “Gigi” Craighead Crecelius and husband, Casey; Bryan Herman David Craighead and wife, Sarah; Kristin Nicole Craighead Kennedy and husband, J.P.; Connor Lane Craighead; Kaysee Leigh Craighead; Erica Lauren Craighead Hogan and husband, Cody; Hunter Wayne Craighead; Jacob Eric Craighead; Cole Shane Craighead and wife, Isabella; Henry David Craighead and Sadie Elizabeth Craighead.  

Eleven great-grandchildren: KatyLynn, David Bradley, Holton, Ike, Weston, Paxton, Anna Kate, Ridge, Beckett, Ellis and Liam.  Along with numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was predeceased by her husband, David Lee Craighead; and infant son, James Keith Craighead.  She was a member of Sardis Baptist Church.

Funeral services celebrating the life of Gayle D. Craighead will be held at 10:00 A. M. Thursday December 15, 2022, in the chapel of Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe, LA with Rev. John Rushing and Rev. Bob Jackson officiating, followed by graveside services at Sardis Cemetery in Union Parish.

Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. Wednesday at Mulhearn Funeral Home in West Monroe.

Mrs. Craighead’s grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or to Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Mulhearn Funeral Home - West Monroe

300 McMillan Road, West Monroe, LA 71291

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Funeral Service

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Mulhearn Funeral Home - West Monroe

300 McMillan Road, West Monroe, LA 71291

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