Dennis Ray "Sonny" Craft, son of the late Beatrice Craft was born in Powe, Mo., on July 1, 1957 and died in Southern Missouri Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. on December 7, 2010 at the age of 53.
Mr. Craft was employed at Faurecia in Dexter since 1975, a member of the United Auto Workers Union, was a resident of Powe, Mo.
He was united in marriage to Tamra Sue Walker in Powe on Jan. 27, 1989. Mrs. Craft remains in the home in Powe.
Other survivors include three sons, Dennis Craft Jr. of Groton, Conn., Brian Waterman of Malden, Mo., and Bradley Craft of Bernie, Mo.: two daughters, April Craft of Bernie and Krystal Welty of Qulin, Mo.; one niece, Jennifer Hanham of the home in Powe; three sisters, Annie Niewald of St. Francis, Ark., Patsy Hodge of Bernie, and Debra Craft of Sikeston, Mio.: seven grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, from 5-8 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted on Friday morning, Dec. 10, 2010, at 11 a.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ivan Mekan officiating. Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.