Edith Maness

Thursday, May 27, 2004

ORAN, Mo. -- Edith B. Maness, 80, of Oran died Monday, May 24, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Sept. 20, 1923, in Catalpa, Ark., daughter of Truman and Maude Dewberry McMillan

Survivors include a son, Keith Peterson of Appleton, Wis.; four daughters, Wanda Rutter of Florence, Colo., Wenda Sullivan of Incline Village, Nev., Gail Hahn of Duluth, Ga., Betty Heimer of Whitewright, Texas; a brother, Kermit McMillan of Springfield, Mo.; two sisters, Emozene Blount of Walkerton, Ind., Jewell Smiddy of Springfield; a friend, Roy Graviett of Oran; 18 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, two brothers and a sister.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Greenlawn Cemetery in Springfield.

Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of local arrangements.