MOUNT CARMEl — Margaret E. Craig, 92, of Mount Carmel, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Gibson General Hospital, in Princeton, Indiana.

She was born April 29, 1925 in Crossville, the daughter of Allie and Pearl (Benton) McCorkle. Margaret married Edward Craig, he preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters; Donna Goings and Teresa (Richard Russelburg) Howe of Mt. Carmel; two grandchildren, Thad (Deana) Goings and Shea (Jonathan) Riley; great grandchildren, Dani (Blake) Spindler, Brady and Abby Goings, Keir Curtis and Jordis Riley; two great great grandchildren, Amelia and Declan Spindler; brothers, William (Frances) McCorkle of Mt. Carmel and James (Juanita) McCorkle of Browns; companion, Bob Koch and sons Dan and David; and grandpuppy “Huck.”

She was a member of VFW and American Legion Auxiliary, Eagles, Moose and Elks Lodge 715. She worked at Mt. Carmel Apparel as a seamstress.

Margaret loved spending time with family and friends. She looked forward to spending winters in Florida. “Wherever she goes she leaves a little Sparkle”

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ed; sister Lettie Copelin; and son-in-law Jim Goings.

Visitation for family and friends is Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. at Short Funeral Home in Mt. Carmel. Funeral service is Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Steve Akin officiating in the chapel of Short Funeral Home. Entombment will follow in Highland Memorial Cemetery Garden Mausoleum.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Wabash County Shelter Buddies in her memory.

Condolences may be made online at

Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Margaret’s family.

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