Edna E. Gaither
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[November 21, 2016]
ATLANTA - Edna E. Gaither, 85,
of Atlanta, passed away at 7:42 a.m., today, Sunday, November 20,
2016, at her home.
Wednesday, November 23, at 10:00 a.m. at the Atlanta
Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at at the church
Funeral home: Quiram Peasley Funeral Home,
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
Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00
a.m. at the church on Wednesday prior to the funeral
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.
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
Final arrangements are entrusted with Quiram-Peasley Funeral
Home of Atlanta.
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