June 21, 2021, 11, Goldsboro –
On Monday morning, June 21, 2021, Alynnah Jo Ele Craft’s faith became sight as her Lord brought her into His loving arms, surrounded by the presence, love, and comfort of her family. Alynnah blessed her parents, Tyler and Natalie Craft, when she danced into the world on January 1, 2010 in Spokane, Washington.
Happily homeschooled, Alynnah, along with her siblings, were active members of Classical Conversations of Goldsboro. At home, Aly and her family were delighted to spend their days drinking tea, studying, reading, gardening, singing, dancing, painting, and playing the piano together.
Known for her vibrant blue eyes and a smile like sunshine, Alynnah loved dancing! Ballet, jazz, tap and tumbling, Aly loved them all and was a dedicated dancer with the Goldsboro School of Ballet for five years. To be in Alynnah’s presence was to see and experience color, rhythm, and movement. With a great love for music, melody, and the arts, Aly played the piano passionately and with great dedication. She adored classical music with a special appreciation for Bach. Even in her final months, Aly remained a light to those around her by demonstrating that the most important and lasting things are not earthly treasures, but are eternal. “And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love.”
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. at The Pikeville Church, 336 Nahunta Road, Pikeville, NC followed by a service to celebrate Alynnah’s life at 3:00 p.m. in the sanctuary with Pastor Thayer Stamper officiating. Interment will be in the Bailey Cemetery.
In addition to her parents, Alynnah is survived by her sisters and brother, Ameleigha, Alizah, Anorah, and Haddon; maternal grandparents, Kevin and Penny Allen of Davenport, Washington; paternal grandparents, James and Michele Craft of Medical Lake, Washington; and many aunts, uncles and cousins whom she loved very much.