DEXTER - Edith Lilly Midgett, 85, formerly of Risco, died Aug. 20, 2007, at her home.
Born Feb. 25, 1922, in Oil Trough, Ark., to the late Willie and Bessie Williams Wallace, she was affiliated with the First Baptist Church in Risco.
On Oct. 16, 1943, at New Madrid, she married Charles Aubry Midgett, who preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 1977.
Also preceding her in death were three sons, Ronnie Midgett, Doyle Wayne Midgett and Rickie Gene Midgett; one daughter, Carol Faye Midgett; and three brothers, Thurman Wallace, Lloyd Wallace and Bill Wallace.
Survivors include: two sons, Jimmie Midgett of Dexter and Terry Midgett of Risco; four daughters, Zerlene Stafford and Darlene Rowland of Dexter, Linda Walker of Bloomfield and Shelia Haertling of Jackson; five sisters, Nadine Orr of Columbia City, Ind., Loudean Starnes and Manda Kellick of Dexter, Beatrice Segers of Jackson, Minn. and Wanda Calvert of Fagus; one brother, Harold Glen Wallace of Parma; and 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation is at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden, where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Lonnie Mittag will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Rosewood Cemetery in Malden.