Edith Fay Putz, 57 of Madison, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on August 17, 2018. Fay was born in Waco, Texas to Barbara Carswell and the late Thomas Hemrick Carswell. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, Nona, and friend. Fay loved France and the French language and shared that love through her teaching career. She also enjoyed bicycling, being outdoors, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends.
Fay is survived by her husband John, daughter Emma, daughter Katelyn Radde and husband Drew, grandchildren Madelyn and Luke, mother Barbara Holcombe, sister Lee Hulburt and husband Chris, and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and in-laws.
The funeral service will be held Friday, August 31, at 11 a.m. at the Catholic Center at UGA, 1344 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30605. In lieu of flowers, donations in Fay’s memory can be made to Homestead Hope Foundation, (www.homesteadhospice.net).