Linda Sue Crafton passed away peacefully on December 24, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Linda was born on May 6, 1943, to James and Mary Belle Patterson of Nashville, Tennessee. In 1956, while living in Nashville, she met Hugh Crafton. They were married on January 18, 1963 and moved to Lakeland, Florida to begin their lives together. Linda enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and playing jigsaw and crossword puzzles on her iPad. Linda is survived by her husband of 58 years, Hugh A. Crafton, of Lakeland, Florida; daughter, Candida Wright (Jack) of Lakeland Florida; son, Michael Crafton of Lakeland, Florida; grandchildren, Kimberly McQuillen, Jennifer Wright, Ciara Crafton, Laney Crafton and Kacy Crafton all of Lakeland, Florida. Sister, Joyce Wood of Nashville Tennessee and brother, Daniel Patterson of Nashville, Tennessee.A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 beginning at 2:00pm at Lanier Funeral Home, Lakeland, Florida.
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