Missouri Telegraph, June 25, 1901,
Death of John A. Craighead
Died, at his home in Carrington, suddenly, Friday night, June 21, 1901, John A. Craighead, aged 61 years.
Mr Craighead was a well-known citizen and had been engaged in business in Carrington for many years, until a few months since, when his health failed and he retired. We have known the deceased for many years an always found him a gentleman and good business man. His sudden death will be regretted by his many friends.
He leaves a wife, three sons and one daughter to mourn the loss of a devoted husband and indulgent father. His burial will take place this Monday morning at Auxvasse, under the control of the Masonic fraternity, of which he was a prominent member