Edith Lorene Gerald
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Edith Lorene Gerald
  • December 16, 1926 - September 3, 2017
  • Madison, Tennessee

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Edith Lorene Gerald, 90, passed away September 3, 2017. She was born December 16, 1926 in Smith County, TN to the late Jesse Peyton and Hattie Goad Hesson; and the last of nine children.

A homemaker, who enjoyed flower gardening, cooking and sewing; she attended Metropolitan Baptist Church for over 35 years, she is survived by her daughters, Debra Lynne (David) Johnson, Lisa (Ralph) Eldridge; grandchildren, Daniel (Heather) Johnson, Drew Johnson, Tabitha (Aaron) Lewis, Jeremy (Brittany) Eldridge, Michael Eldridge; great-grandchildren, Jack, Emma, Carli, Ephraim, Benaiah and Elias.

A celebration of life will be conducted 12:00 Thursday with visitation from 9:00 until the 12:00 service in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home; Bro. Craig Geesaman officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens