Edgemon, Etta Mae Gobble (Cleveland)

Monday, October 30, 2017
Etta Edgemon
Etta Edgemon

Etta Mae Gobble Edgemon, 88, a resident of Sunset, Louisiana and formerly of Cleveland, went to be with our Heavenly Father on Friday, October 27, 2017.

Mrs. Edgemon was born in Cord, Arkansas on May 21, 1929, and she was the daughter of the late Violet Eloise McDonial Gobble and Raymond Clay Gobble. Her son, George Rickey Edgemon and her brother, A. J. Gobble also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Edgemon was an educator in both Tennessee and Georgia. She also served as School (Food) Services Auditor with the Arkansas Department of Education. She enjoyed going to church, Arkansas Razorback Football, Chocolate and her puppies. Mrs. Edgemon was a member of the Westwood Baptist Church here in Cleveland where she taught Senior Adult Ladies Sunday School Class and served as a sanctuary greeter.

Survivors include her daughters, Sheri Edgemon Young and her husband Eugene of Sunset, Louisiana, Angela Edgemon Snow and her husband Dan of Lafayette, Louisiana, her grandchildren, Colby Brown Rabatin and his wife Sarah, Hartwell Shane Young and his wife Amanda, Shanari Young, her eight great-grandchildren, her sister, Elois Kay Grindle of Hixson, her brothers, Dennis Ray Gobble and his wife Rebecca of Columbia, South Carolina, Terry Fay Gobble and his wife Lynn, Dale Gray Gobble and his wife Ann all of Cleveland and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at 12 p.m. at the Ten Mile Baptist Church with Pastor Adrian Jones and Reverend Nolan Phillips officiating. Interment will follow in the Edgemon Family Cemetery with family and friends serving as casket bearers.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association Southeast Tennessee Office, 7625 Hamilton Park Drive, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421, or to a Church of your choice.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Tuesday at the Ten Mile Baptist Church.

The Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Chapel has charge of the arrangements.

You may share your condolences and your memories with the Edgemon Family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com. 

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