Edna Frances Dean
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Edna Frances Dean
  • June 1, 1918 - November 1, 2017
  • Harrisonburg, Virginia

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Edna Frances Hayes Dean, 99, of Harrisonburg, passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Sunnyside Retirement Community.

She was born in Tazewell County, on June 1, 1918 and was the daughter of the late James Edmond and Nancy Jane Pruett Hayes.

Edna lived her early life in Tazewell County before moving to Harrisonburg and later Timberville. She was a member of the Mud Fork UCC in Mud Fork, VA and attended Trinity UCC in Broadway.

On October 25, 1940 she married James Ernest Dean, Sr., who preceded her in death on September 16, 1988.

She is survived by her children, Barbara F. Lear of New Market, Juanita E. Layman and husband, Leonard, of Timberville, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Frank P. Hayes and wife, Janice of Bluefield, VA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, James E. Dean, Jr. and Granville Dean.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 pm, Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg with Rev. Donald Smith officiating. Burial will be at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hayes Mountain Cemetery Fund, c/o Jane Thornhill, P. O. Box 162, Rosedale, VA 24280.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.lindseyharrisonburg.com.