April 4, 1923 - April 11, 2012
Edith Cole Edens, 89 of Graceville passed away April 11, 2012 at Bonifay Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Bonifay, FL. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home with Chaplain Shirley Dempsey and Rev. Tim Steele officiating. Burial will follow in Marvin Chapel Cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Family will receive friends Tuesday, 10 a.m. until time of service. Flowers will be accepted or those wishing may make memorials to Holmes Creek Baptist Church Building Fund or the Florida Baptist Childrens Home. Mrs. Edens was born in Brookhaven, MS on April 4, 1923 to the late Lucious Mark Cole and Mary Ann Hart Cole, living most of her early life in Louisiana. A graduate of Bolton High School, Alexandria, LA, Mrs. Edens received her Bachelors Degee at Louisiana College, Pineville, LA and received her Masters Degree at Troy State University, Troy, AL. She was a retired educator who taught school in Blountstown, FL, Ashford, AL and the Baptist College of Florida in Graceville, FL. She served as a senior volunteer at the Highway 231 Welcome Center and she was a member of Holmes Creek Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her husband George Q. Edens. She is survived by her children George Q. Edens, Jr and wife Linda, Wanette, OK, Mark Edens and wife Alisara, Bellevue, WA, daughter-in-law, Lanette Edens, Savannah, GA, grandchildren Charles Q. Edens, Derek Edens and wife Patty, Ashley Edens Anderson and husband Matt, great-grandchildren Kirsten Edens and Alana Edens.
Edith Cole Edens, 89 of Graceville passed away April 11, 2012 at Bonifay Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Bonifay, FL. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home with Chaplain... View Obituary & Service Information
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