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Moses Craft
and Polly Kincer

Moses Craft b 15 Oct 1875 KY d 20 Jan 1947; s/o Joseph Wiley Craft and Clarinda Adams. Moses Craft m. 26 Dec 1907 to Polly Kincer b 18 Mar 1889 Letcher Co KY; d/o Benjamin F Kincer and Rebecca Becky Adams. Children of Moses Craft and Polly Kincer;

1. Delilah Dell Craft b 23 Nov 1908 KY (deceased); m. 27 Aug 1931 to Lundy Kincer b 1906.

2. Felix Craft b 9 Sept 1910 KY d 15 Jun 1942; m. 17 Dec 1935 to Patricia Pet Blair b 14 Oct 1916 Blair Branch, Letcher Co KY; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; Findagrave Memorial; d/o Jesse Marion Blair and Mary Ritter Franklin. Child of Felix Craft and Patricia Pet Blair;

i. Pat Craft d Aug 2003 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY

Patricia Pet Blair m. Jim Reynolds. Child of Jim Reynolds and Patricia Pet Blair;

i. Bruce Reynolds b Jun 1944; buried Franklin Cemetery, Crafts Colly (Ermine) Letcher Co KY.

Patricia Pet Blair m. 27 Sept 1948 to Vernon Cornett b 25 Sept 1917 Crown, Letcher Co KY d Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Ermine, KY; occupation, barber; s/o John H Cornett and Mary Dixon. Children of Vernon Cornett and Patricia Pet Blair;

i. Larry Cornett; m. Judy Unknown

ii. Gary Cornett; m. Sheila Unknown.

3. Denver Craft b 9 Dec 1912 KY d 27 Dec 1957; m. Williams Webb

4. Grover Ellie Craft b 3 Jul 1914 KY (deceased); m. Female Craft

5. Arlie Craft b 3 May 1918 KY d 17 Jun 1919.

6. Nellie Craft b 1919 KY; m. Male Wagner.

7. Clyde Craft b 6 Jun 1922 KY d 9 Jun 1981; m. Female Wright

8. Leslie Craft b 9 Oct 1923 Letcher Co KY d 23 May 2009; Rockford Manor Nursing Home, Louisville, Jefferson Co KY; buried Louisville Memorial Gardens, West, Louisville, Jefferson Co KY; m. 16 Nov 1946 Mayking, Letcher Co KY to (1) Minnie Howard b 1922 Cromona, KY; d/o McCoy Howard and Lillie Barrett. Leslie Craft m. (2) Female Burgan. Leslie Craft m. (3) Natalie Logue (deceased)

9. Ishmael Craft b abt 1926 KY

10. Dallas June Craft b 1928 KY

11. Landford C Lanny Craft b 1 Aug 1931 Mayking, KY d Sunday, 17 Apr 2011 Veterans Administration Medical Center, Dayton, OH; buried Woodside Cemetery; m. Alma Haddix.

12. Owen Ike Craft; m. Hazel Webb


Obituary: Vernon Cornett
25 Sept 1917 - 10 Jan 2013

Vernon Cornett, 95, of Whitesburg passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013 at the Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Healthcare Center.

Vernon was the son of the late John H. and Molly Dixon Cornett. He was the widower of Pet Blair Cornett.

Surviving are 2 children: Larry Cornett and his wife Judy of Lexington, Gary Cornett and his wife Sheila of Whitesburg; 5 grandchildren.

Funeral: 2:00 O'clock P.M. Sunday, January 13, 2013 at the Whitesburg First Baptist Church, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY, with Elwood Cornett and Tony Brown officiating. Visitation: 6:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Friday at the Whitesburg First Baptist Church & 12:00 O'clock Noon Saturday at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow in the Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine, Kentucky.


Obituary: Lanford Cann Lanny Craft
1 Aug 1931 - 17 Apr 2011

Lanford C "Lanny" Craft
Obituary: CRAFT, Lanford C. "Lanny" age 79 of Franklin, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2011 at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Dayton. He was born August 1, 1931 in Mayking, Kentucky the son of Mose Craft and Polly Kincer Craft.

Lanford served in the U.S. Army and retired from Aeronca after 42 years of service. He was Past Worthy Patron of the Prosser Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Eastern Star Masonic Lodge. Mr. Craft was a member of the First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Alma (Haddix) Craft; two sisters, Nellie Wagner of Middletown, Dallas J. Craft of Louisville, Kentucky; one brother, Owen "Ike" (wife, Hazel) Craft of Florida, two special nephews, Jim and Les (Patty) Wagner; one special niece, Rebecca (Larry) Hasty; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by seven brothers and one sister.

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Thursday at the First Baptist Church with Reverend Ken Fey officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Wednesday with Masonic Services at 7:30 PM at the Breitenbach-McCoy-Leffler Funeral Home and from 12:00 noon-1:00 PM Thursday at the First Baptist Church.

Burial will be at the Woodside Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 4500 Riverview Avenue, Middletown, OH 45042 or Dayton VA Medical Hospice Care Unit, 4100 W. Third Street, Dayton, OH 45428.


Obituary: Leslie Craft
9 Oct 1923 - 23 May 2009

Obituary of Leslie Craft, 85, of Louisville, died May 23 (2009) at Rockford Manor Nursing Home in Louisville. A native Letcher Countian, he was retired from General Motors, and was a member of the Pinal Masonic Lodge #30, where he'd served as Past Master. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Tucson, Ariz., and El Zaribah Shrine in Phoenix, Ariz., and was an Army Veteran of W.W.II.

Craft was the son of the late Mose and Pollie Kincer Craft. He was married to the late Natalie Logue Craft, and a brother of the late Daniel Craft, Denver Craft, Felix Craft, Grover Craft, Clyde Craft, and Della Kincer.

Surviving him are two stepsons, Jim Ripple and Bill Ripple; two brothers, Owen Craft of Middletown, Ohio, and Landford Craft of Franklin, Ohio; two sisters, Dallas June Craft of Louisville, (KY) and Nellie Wagner of Middletown, Ohio; and nine step-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow (Thursday) in Louisville, at 2 p.m.. Burial will be in Louisville Memorial Gardens, West (Jefferson Co KY).


1930 Letcher Co KY Census East Whitesburg ED 21
235 236 Craft Mose Head 300 M W 54 M 34 KY KY KY Farmer General Farm
235 236 Craft Polly Wife H F W 41 M 17 KY KY KY
235 236 Craft Della Daughter F W 21 S KY KY KY
235 236 Craft Felix Son M W 19 S KY KY KY Laborer Coal Mines
235 236 Craft Denver Son M W 17 S KY KY KY
235 236 Craft Grover E Son M W 15 S KY KY KY
235 236 Craft Nellie V Daughter F W 10 S KY KY KY
235 236 Craft Clyde B Son M W 7 S KY KY KY
235 236 Craft Leslie Son M W 6 S KY KY KY
235 236 Craft Ishmael Son M W 4 1/12 S KY KY KY
235 236 Craft Dallas June Daughter 2 1/12 S KY KY KY


1940 Letcher Co KY Census District 1 Thornton Pine Creek
243 Craft Moses X Head M W 64 M KY Farmer Farm
243 Craft Polly Wife F W 57 M KY
243 Craft Denver Son M W 27 S KY Miner Coal Mines
243 Craft Clyde (ab) Son M W 18 S KY
243 Craft Leslie Son M W 16 S KY
243 Craft Ishmael Son M W 14 S KY
243 Craft Dallas June Daughter F W 12 S KY
243 Craft Daniel VAn Son M W 9 S KY
243 Craft Lunford Cann Son M W 9 S KY


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