Emmie Freeman Edenfield (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Emmie Freeman Edenfield, 89, entered into rest on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11 am Thursday, March 25, 2010 in the Columbia Road Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Alan Faulkner officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Tommy Kavanagh, Brian Kavanagh, Ryan Alford, Gene Fulcher, Cleve Freeman and Trey Barton will serve as pallbearers. Mrs. Edenfield was preceded in death by her husband William H. Edenfield; brother, Dr. James C. Freeman and sisters, Lucy Fulcher, Grace Stubbs and Dorothy Marriotti. Mrs. Edenfield was born in Sylvania, Georgia to the late Frankie and Grover Freeman. She graduated from Georgia Teachers College with a degree in Education. She taught Kindergarten at Burns Memorial United Methodist Church, where she was a longtime member. She then worked for many years and retired from Woolworth's. She was an avid gardener, known for her "Green Thumb" and enjoyed creating lovely flower gardens. She was also known for her Southern cooking. She will always be remembered by her family for her wonderful "Sunday Dinner". She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Susanne Kavanagh, Bill Edenfield, Augusta, Sara (Bob) Alford, Martinez, Jimmy (Debbie) Edenfield, Grovetown; grandchildren, Brian (Ginger) Kavanagh, Tommy (Leslie) Kavanagh, Michelle (Trey) Barton, Bradley (Amy) Carlton, Rob Alford, Ryan Alford, Amber (Michael) Lewis, Brad (Heather) Powers, Lauren Powers; twelve great grandchildren; sister, Carrie Nisbet, Bainsbridge, Georgia; sister-in-law, Virginia Freeman, Hilton Head, South Carolina and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Road, Martinez, Georgia. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-March 24, 2010