Daphne Pinyan Craig, 75, of Indian Trail passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Novant Health Matthews Medical Center. Her home-going Service will be 2 pm on Saturday, May 7, 2022 in the Davis Funeral Service Chapel with Pastor Phil Pascal officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeland Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 until 2 pm at Davis Funeral Service prior to the service.
Born October 14, 1946 in Columbus County, NC, Daphne was the daughter of the late Perry Pinyan and Essie Haigler Pinyan. She was a homemaker and retired as a machine operator with Radiator Specialty in Indian Trail. “Nanny” loved her grandchildren, cooking, and gardening. Her family especially loved her homemade biscuits.
She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Jackie Allen Craig, in 2014. Survivors include five children, David Craig (Jody) of Monroe, Wayne Craig (Tammy) of Indian Trail, Dennis Craig (Reecie) of Monroe, Tonia Rainey (Jim) of Indian Trail, Crystal Craig of Matthews, two sisters Peggy White of Concord and Madeline Plummer of Wingate, grandchildren David Craig Jr., Christopher Craig, D. J. Craig, Krista Craig, Mackenzie Mullis, Courtney Phillips, Brittany Lodge, Amber Lodge, Mika Lodge, Nathan Smith, Katie Wallace, Dylan Wallace, as well as 13 great-grandchildren. Daphne’s family will miss her loving, humble, caring spirit, and her canine companion, Carmella, will miss her dearly.
A son, Jackie Allen Craig Jr., preceded her in death.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Union County.