Age 91, of St. Johns, passed away January 22, 2012. She was born October 30, 1920, in Burkburnett, TX, the daughter of Clarence and Jewell Wickham. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Her life revolved around caring for her family.
Edith is survived by her children, Shirly (Keith) Eldred, Cynthia (Robert) Hendler, Beverly (John) Gross, Alicia (August) Vorndran, Gail Smith, Daniel (Sharon) Carmody and Kevin (Debbie) Carmody; 21 grandchildren; and many, many great- and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Aloysius “Al”; daughter, Teresa Carmody-Klanecky; and brother, Clifford Wickham.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 26, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel with the Rev. Randall W. Rucker of St. Johns Church of the Nazarene officiating. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent Home for Children.