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“So Sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers. I wish I could have been there. love Crystal ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Crystal Coleman Brown - Lakeville, NY

“Oh my dearest grandma. Diggin up worms for fishing....learning to swim or sink in diapers. Trips up to the boat, up north in the motor home, or all...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Douglas Polkinghorne - MI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: David McLean - Cambridge - Cousin

“I am so sorry for your loss!!! Sending prayers of peace to each of you. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Alana

“I will always love my great grandma she had a very long great life that she lived one thing that I loved about her were all the funny stories she...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Triston - Gainesville, FL

“I love you Grandma .. Thank you for all the great stories, laughs and memories !! til I see you again........... Love Tonia ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Tonia Bigelow - Clio, MI


POLKINGHORNE, Edith Luella-Belle (Livingston) – of Flint, age 94, passed away on Monday, March 26, 2012. She was born January 24, 1918 in Leamington, Ontario, Canada to the late Robert and Mabel (Getty) Livingston. She was a baker in Detroit before marrying Stephen Polkinghorne on August 15, 1941. She was a secretary and resident real estate agent as well as a homemaker for her family. She most enjoyed boating, fishing, scuba diving, traveling and teaching all of her children and grandchildren to swim and love the water.

She is survived by: her sons, Mr. Stephen R. and wife Beverly Polkinghorne of Willow Springs, NC, Mr. David "Larry" and wife Linda Polkinghorne of Prescott, MI, Mr. Daniel L. and wife Mary "Cathy" Polkinghorne of Mt. Morris, MI; daughter in law, Mrs. Delma and husband Barry Butterfield of Fenton, MI; several grandchildren; great grandchildren; great great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family and friends. She was also preceded in death by: husband, Stephen Polkinghorne; brother, William Livingston; sister, Mabel Bilbrey; grandsons, Scott and Ryan Polkinghorne. Special thanks to the loving care giving of Ms. Julia Champion of NC where Edith spent her last several years.

Funeral services will be 3 PM Friday, March 30, 2012 at the O'Guinn Family Funeral Home, 503 N. Mill St., Clio, MI. Rev. Jeanne Gennaw officiating. Burial will take place on Saturday at Cadillac Memorial Gardens West in Westland, MI. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 5-8PM and on Friday from 12Noon until time of services at 3 PM.

O'Guinn Family Funeral Homes
Clio Chapel
(810) 686-5070

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