BRISTOL, Edwina BRISTOL Edwina Jane Macon Bristol, 89, of Atlanta, passed away June 21, 2014 at her home in Presbyterian Village, Austell, after a short illness. She was the widow of Frank Milton Bristol, II who died in 2004. She was buried June 23 at Arlington Memorial Park in Sandy Springs. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 11 o'clock in the Lakeview Room at Presbyterian Village in Austell. Mrs. Bristol was a member of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Atlanta and attended Bible Study for many years. During World War II, when her husband was a Lieutenant in the Navy, she was a volunteer for the American Red Cross and also volunteered at Piedmont Hospital, enjoying her work in the gift shop. Mrs. Bristol was born on December 6, 1924 in Marietta, the daughter of Edward Wilson Macon and Lucile Ingram Macon. She was a graduate of North Fulton High School in Atlanta and Stephens College in Columbia, MO. She made her formal debut with the 1943-44 Atlanta Debutante Club. She married Frank (Bevo) Bristol in 1947 and as members of the Cherokee Town Club, she was an avid golfer and bridge player. Mrs. Bristol is survived by her sister-in-law, Barbara Pettys Macon of Duluth; nine nieces and nephews: Laurie Macon Topping, Atlanta, Lynne Macon Tanner, Destin, FL, Jan Macon Wolbrecht, Roswell, GA, Jenny Macon Vanderslice, Duluth, GA, Edward (Ned) Macon Bristol, Wrentham, MA, George Treat Bristol, III, Tujunga, CA, Kathleen Bristol Federico, Norwalk, CT, Patricia Bristol May, Medina, WA, Elizabeth Bristol Callahan, Wilton, CT; 18 great nieces and great nephews; 2 great great nieces; and 1 great great nephew. Mrs. Bristol was an active member of the Young Matron's Circle for Tallulah Falls School and the Rabun Gap-Nacoochee Junior Guild. She was an avid gardener and continued her mother's interest in growing daylilies and propagating new species. Her other hobbies included her sewing club, her book club and her bridge club. She will be sorely missed by her family and friends.
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Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on July 6, 2014