Edith Simons Hanson
Edith Simons Hanson, 91, of Madison died Monday, March 23, 2009. She was born October 22, 1917 in Warren County to Daniel and Annie Parham Simons. She married Hugh Carroll Hanson on July 27, 1940. Mrs. Hanson was a member of Madison Baptist Church. She loved to cook for her family and enjoyed her flower gardens and singing. She was also a great basketball player in her youth. In high school she was voted most athletic.
Mrs. Hanson is survived by her three daughters, Jane Patterson (Bill), Kitty Reeves and Mary Parker (Ken; three grandchildren, James Reeves, Marilyn Gerrard and Laura Parker and two great-grandchildren, Isabella Reeves and Hugh Gerrard; two sisters, Margaret English and Clyde Garbutt, and two sisters-in-law, Sylvia Hanson and Beatrice Hanson. Her husband, Hugh, preceded her in death. Hanson.
The family received friends Thursday from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at A. E. Carter Funeral Home. The funeral was held at 2 p.m. in the Chapel. Dr. Jim Ross officiated. Interment followed at Madison Memorial Park.
A. E. Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Published in the April 2, 2009 Edition