Bonnie Sue Young McCraw, 67, of Pulaski, Va., departed for Heaven on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. She was born Sept. 1, 1946 in Allisonia, Va. and was the daughter of the late Jessie and Polly Henley Young. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Louise Hubbard and Wilma Nester. She was the wife of Donald L. McCraw Sr. of Pulaski and they would have celebrated their 50th anniversary on May 30. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. Bonnie loved her church, New Life Nazarene Church of Pulaski, Va., and was an active member and sang in the praise and worship team. She was a kind, loving and generous woman who was always lending a helping hand. She was an employee of Grucci.
Surviving are her husband, Donald L. McCraw Sr. of Pulaski, Va.; son and daughter-in-law, Donald McCraw Jr. and Becky of Wytheville, Va.; daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Dale Dowdy of Dublin, Va., and grandchildren, whom she adored and loved, Jessica and Brandon Dowdy; sister, Dallas Townley of Pulaski, Va., Charlotte Clark of Barren Springs, Va., and Brenda and Elmo Spencer of Austinville, Va.
Bonnie was loved by many and will be missed tremendously by her family and friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, May 3 at 10 a.m. from the New Life Nazarene Church of Pulaski, Va. with the Rev. Desmond Barrett officiating. Burial will follow in the Dry Pond Cemetery, Carroll County, Va. Visiting will be Friday evening at Stevens Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in Bonnie’s memory to her church: New Life Nazarene Church, 45 South Jefferson Ave., Pulaski, Va. 24301.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, Va.