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Lorine Bowers Craddock

December 9, 1921 — December 1, 2023

North Charleston

Lorine Bowers Craddock

Lorine Bowers Craddock, 101, of North Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Hugh Hamilton Craddock, Sr., entered into eternal rest Friday, December 1, 2023 surrounded by her family. Her Graveside Service will be held Thursday, December 7, 2023, in the Great Saltkehatchie Cemetery, Ulmer, SC at 11:00 am. Keith Smith Funeral Services will be handling the graveside services. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel.

Mrs. Craddock was the youngest child of Ira Lee Bowers and Janie Brant Bowers.  She was born in Sycamore,SC on December 9, 1921, and a graduate of Allendale Centralized High School in the class of 1939.  She was an active member of Wando Woods Baptist Church where she served on various committees, a member of the Women's Missionary Union, the church choir, Keenagers and president of the Sunshine Sunday School Class.  She was a volunteer at Roper Hospital and an active member of Wando Woods Civic Club.  She retried after thirty years of service, as a Supervisory Contracting Officer in the Purchase Department at the Naval Supply Center, where she received many awards.

She is survived by one son, Hugh H. "Bud" Craddock, Jr. and his wife, Jacquelyn J. of Asheville, NC; two granddaughters, Celeste C. Billington, and her husband Richard R. Billington, Jr. of McClellanville, SC and Dawn C. Micalizzi and her husband, Marc A. Micalizzi of Mt. Pleasant, SC; five great-grandchildren: Sydney Howe Cochran (Ryan), Gedney M. Howe, IV (Mae), Thad M. Micalizzi (Victoria), Charles A. Howe, Cooper A. Micalizzi; one great-great-granddaughter, Marybelle B. Howe.

She was preceded in death by her beloved great-great-granddaughter, Molly Jane Micalizzi.

She will be greatly missed by her family.

Memorials may be made to SUDC Foundation, 101 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 300, Roseland, NJ 07068.

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Graveside Service

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Great Saltkehatchie Cemetery

Cemetery Rd, Ulmer, SC 29849

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