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Edna E. Gaither

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[December 09, 2016]  ATLANTA - Edna E. Gaither, 85, of Atlanta, passed away at 7:42 a.m., today, Sunday, November 20, 2016, at her home.

Visitation: Wednesday, November 23, at 10:00 a.m. at the Atlanta Christian Church.

Service: Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at at the church

Funeral home: Quiram Peasley Funeral Home, Atlanta


Edna E. Gaither, 85, of Atlanta, passed away at 7:42 a.m. on Sunday, November 20, 2016, at her home.

Funeral services for Mrs. Gaither will be on Wednesday, November 23, at 11:00 a.m. at the Atlanta Christian Church. Mr. Maurice Stribling will officiate. Burial will follow in the Atlanta Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the church on Wednesday prior to the funeral service.

Edna E. Brooks was born September 9, 1931, in Atlanta, the daughter of Ord and Eliza Austin Brooks. She married Billie Ray "Bill" Gaither on October 27, 1950. He survives.

Edna is also survived by her children: David R. Gaither and Julie (Gary) Frantz, both of Atlanta; five grandchildren: David L. (Ashley) Gaither, Jordan (Taylor) Gaither, Kyle Gaither, Jason (Allyson) Frantz and Alex Frantz; one great-grandson: Brodi Vitale; and one brother: Kenneth Brooks of Lincoln.


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She was preceded in death by four brothers: Glenn Brooks, Charles Brooks, Harold Brooks, and Herman Brooks.

Edna was a loving wife, mother, and a kind and caring grandmother. She used her life to serve others. We thank God for the blessing she was to each one of us.

Edna's family is also thankful for the care she received from OSF Home Care Services and Elizabeth Cleveland and staff.

Edna was a member of the Atlanta Christian Church where she served her church family in whatever way she could.

Memorials may be made to the Atlanta Christian Church or Atlanta Rescue Squad.

Final arrangements are entrusted with Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home of Atlanta.

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