Edwards, Edith Louise

Age: 88

Mrs. Edith Louise Edwards, 88, of McDonough, passed away July 13, 2011. She was born in Talladega, Ala., to the late Louis and Geneva Kershaw Cater. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Earl Victor Edwards in 2008, and by a brother, a sister and a grandson. She retired after over 20 years with Russell Dry Cleaners and attended Wesley Way United Methodist Church. Edith enjoyed spending time with her family, fishing, drawing cartoons, reading, working jigsaw puzzles and playing solitaire. Survivors include her sons, Richard (Nina) Edwards, of McDonough, David (Sheila) Edwards, of Florida, Greg (Pamella) Edwards, of Senoia; nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; brother, Ben (Elizabeth) Cater, of Alabama. Graveside funeral services will be conducted Saturday, July 16, at 11 a.m., from Sherwood Memorial Park, in Jonesboro. Chaplain Don Daly will officiate. Friends may visit the family Friday from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., at the funeral home. Contributions are asked to be made to Sacred Journey Hospice, 138 Peach Drive, McDonough, Ga. 30253 in memory of Edith. Haisten Funeral Home, 1745 Zack Hinton Parkway South, McDonough, Ga. 30253, 770-914-8833, haistenfunerals.com., is in charge of arrangements.