Judith ‘Judy’  Renee Joyner Craft

Judith ‘Judy’ Renee Joyner Craft

Judith Craft was born Dec. 10, 1957, in Austin, Texas. After battling a long-term illness, she went to be with her Lord on May 13, 2019.

Judith grew up in Austin, and later graduated from William Taft high School in 1975, later moving to Northeast Texas, where she received her Associate Degree in nursing from Tyler Junior College, and was a RN for over 26 years. She moved to Ingram, Texas, in 1985 and was employed as a Registered Nurse at Sid Peterson Memorial Hospital in Kerrville, Texas, for 10 years.

Judith was joined in marriage to Daniel Richard Craft in July of 1989 in Kerrville, Texas.

She and her husband resided in Ingram for several years before returning to Northeast Texas and settling at Lake Winnsboro near Winnsboro, Texas, until the time of her death.

Judith had a passion for nursing and worked in several disciplines in the medical field.

She was well liked by peers and patients alike. She also enjoyed horseback riding, art, camping and gardening.

She was preceded in death by her father, the Rev. John Paul Joyner; her mother, Ora Belle Savage Joyner; a nephew, Cody Wayne Brown; and many aunts and uncles.

Judith is survived by her husband, Daniel Craft of Winnsboro Texas; two sons, Daniel J. Esparza of Round Rock, Texas, and Robert P. Craft of Waco, Texas; two daughters: Amy M. Esparza of Round Rock, Texas, and Jessica R. Craft Watson of Hunt, Texas; three sisters, Wanda Jean Davis of Marble Falls, Texas, Carolyn Ann Simmons and husband Jerry Simmons of Pittsburg, Texas, and Mary Elizabeth Cothran and husband David Cothran of Euless, Texas; 15 grandchildren, 23 nieces and nephews, 25 great-nieces and nephews, and three great-great-nieces and nephews.

Donations and gifts may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation or the American Parkinson Disease Foundation.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Carden Hall, 214 Franklin St., Winnsboro, TX 75494.