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Janis Craft

Janis Craft
July 30, 1939 – Jan. 23, 2024
Katherine Janis Craft, 84, of Tylertown, died Jan. 23, 2024, at the UMC of New Orleans. She was born July 30, 1939, in Tylertown.
Funeral services were set for Jan. 30, 2024, at Church on Beulah, burial in the Tylertown Cemetery II, Rev. Bobby Thornhill officiating.
Mrs. Craft was a member of the Church on Beulah. She worked as the bookkeeper for Walthall County School District for many years. She enjoyed playing cards with friends, watching tennis, and football games on tv.
She was preceded in death by her husband Edd “Bill” Craft; father Cloy Packwood Sr.; mother Ida Morris Packwood; brothers Dudley Packwood, Grady Packwood, and Cloy Packwood, Jr.; sister Bonnie Packwood; and great granddaughter Rylan Boyd.
Survivors include her daughters Donna Dianne Brock (Keith) and Tracie Dee Andrews (Danny); grandchildren Cory Alexander, Ryan Boyd, Jana Niknejad (Nader) and Bailey Andrews; great -grandchildren Ryder Boyd, Kipp Boyd, Danni Lynn Kennedy, Remi Niknejad and Cozi Niknejad; sister Audree Higgins.
Pallbearers were Cory Alexander, Ryan Boyd, Ken Craft, Jim Craft, Chris Packwood, and Paul Larson.
Honorary pallbearers were Danny Andrews, Keith Brock, Frank Holmes, Denny Denman, Pat Higgins, and Bobby Lee.
Special music was performed by Wanda Russell.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook may be signed at

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