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FORT MEADE - Mrs. Edith Lorraine Barwick, 85, passed away Wed., February 27, 2013 in Zephyrhills, FL of heart failure.
Mrs. Barwick was born in Bartow, FL and moved to Fort Meade in 1956. She was a homemaker and member of the Cornerstone Church of God in Fort Meade. Along with raising her own family, Mrs. Barwick and her husband were foster parents to several children for nearly 25 years. She helped raise many children in Fort Meade, and was known as a great cook, seamstress, and keeping her home immaculate for her family and friends to enjoy.
Mrs. Barwick was preceded in death by her husband, N.W. Barwick on Nov. 9, 2009.
She is survived by her sons, J.N. Barwick, Zephyrhills, FL, Donald M. Barwick, Moultrie, GA, J. Larry Barwick, Fort Meade, FL, Steven A. Barwick, Lakeland, FL, and Christopher Lynn Barwick, Tallahassee, FL; brothers, Wayne Whitehurst, Bartow, FL and Warren Whitehurst, Winter Haven, FL; fourteen grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Sat., March 2, 2013 at Hancock Funeral Home, 945 East Broadway, Fort Meade. Funeral services will be held 2:00pm Sun., March 3, 2013 in the Hancock Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Bill Whitener and Rev. Bill Martin officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, Fort Meade. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.hancockfh.com .
Hancock Funeral Home, Fort Meade 863-285-8171.
Published in Ledger from Mar. 1 to Mar. 2, 2013