Barbara Frances “Fran” Craft

Ware Shoals – Barbara Frances “Fran” Craft. 80, of Holloway Drive, died Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Rainey Hospice House in Anderson.

Born in Travelers Rest, she was a daughter of the late William Perry and Carrie Lee Chasteen Rochester. She was of the Baptist Faith and was a retired retail manager.

Surviving are two daughters, Candis Williams (Gene) of Anderson and Vickie Craft of Ninety-Six, thirteen grandchildren, Becky Hutto, Chris Gibson, Jennifer Archer, Jeff Falkingham, Wesley Boles, Alex Loughlin, Jamie Loughlin, Jeremy O’dell, Cody Vaughn, Tara Vaughn, Erik Craft, Brad Craft, and Christopher Simmons, and numerous great-grandchildren. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family and was pre-deceased by a son, John O. Craft, Jr. and two daughters, Genia Stephens, and Lisa Vaughn.

Memorial services will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Parker-White Funeral Home, Ware Shoals with Rev. Leon Jones officiating.

The family is at their respective homes and will receive friends after the service at Parker-White Funeral Home, Ware Shoals. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of the Upstate, 1835 Rogers Road, Anderson, SC 29621. Online condolences may be made at

Service Details

  • Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
  • Time: 2 P.M.
  • Place: Parker-White Funeral Home Chapel, Ware Shoals
  • Visitation: after the service at the Parker-White Funeral Home, Ware Shoals
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