DECATUR, Ga. - Edith Carrie Urban, 73, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015.
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Edith was a long time resident of Bradford, who recently relocated to Decatur. She worked for many years as an educator in Bradford area schools, both as a reading specialist and as an administrator.
She was very active in her community and her church. A master gardener, she loved flowers, reading and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas Urban; son, Philip (Sue) Urban of Lakewood, Ohio; daughter, Beth (Barry) Urban Hart of Atlanta, Ga.; grandchildren, Kathryn, Alexander and Charles; brothers, Charles (Shelia) Brown Jr. of Mineral Wells, W.Va., Tom (Sharon) Brown of Mineral Wells, W.Va. and Jerry (Brenda) Brown of Hurricane, W.Va.; and a sister, Ruby (Jerry) Ruppel of Parkersburg, W.Va.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Louise Rector and Charles E. Brown Sr.
A memorial service was held at Holy Trinity Parish Chapel in Decatur. The family will have a memorial service at 11 a.m. March 14 at The Episcopal Church of Ascension in Bradford with the Rev. Stacey Fussell officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Bradford Area Public Library Early Literacy Program, Bradford, or to a
Arrangements are being handled by H.M. Patterson & Son – Spring Hill, Atlanta. Online condolences may be made at hmpattersonspringhill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 24 to Mar. 3, 2015