Edna McGarity Barham

Edna McGarity Barham, 91, died April 23, 2004. Born June 24, 1912, in McDonough, Ga., she was the daughter of the late Homer S. and Nora Sherwood McGarity and was a member of the Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Walter C. Barham, and granddaughter, Donna Joyce Busbin, and is survived by her children, Betty Barham Brown, Charlotte, N.C., Richard E. (Shirley) Barham, Helen (Donald) Barham Busbin, Gary W. (Becky) Barham, all of McDonough; sisters Margie McGarity Hooper, Griffen, Lucille McGarity Fisher, Colo.; brother, Grover A. (Marian) McGarity, Decatur; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday from the Chapel of Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Directors with Dr. John Brown officiating. Interment will follow in Mount Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends today from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannon-cleveland.com. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1247 Bent Creek Drive, McDonough, GA 30252. Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements (770) 914-1414.