Virginia Mae "Cricket" Kuykendall

Virginia Mae “Cricket” Kuykendall

CANTON — Virginia Mae “Cricket” Kuykendall, 77, of Canton, passed away on Friday, July 2, 2021, at her residence. A native of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late Horace and Annie Mae Pressley Creasman. She was also preceded in death by her husband Roy L. Kuykendall on July 7, 2018.

Cricket enjoyed quilting, cake decorating and many more crafts, but her favorite pastime was spending time with her family. She was a member of Meadow Grove Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Teresa Darlene Edwards and her husband, Rev. Mark Edwards, of Waynesville; sons, Roy Daryl Kuykendall and his wife, Janna and Troy David Kuykendall and his wife, Renee, all of Canton; sister, Rosa Lee Creasman of Canton; brother, Charles Creasman and his wife, Lillian, of Pisgah Forest and grandson, Daniel Lewis Edwards.

A funeral service was held at noon Tuesday, July 6, in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home. The Revs. Mark Edwards and Richard Lanning will officiate. The family received friends at the funeral home from 10:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. Interment followed at Bethel Community Cemetery.

The care of Mrs. Kuykendall has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Canton and an online memorial register is available at “obituaries” at

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