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Obituaries for Feb. 1, 2008

Friday, February 1, 2008

Dorothy Lorraine Walker Edmaiston, 83, of Memphis, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008 at Methodist Hospital-North in Memphis.

She was a retired employee of St. Joseph Hospital in Memphis, a lifetime member of West Frayser Baptist Church, 20-year volunteer with St. Joseph Hospital Hospitality service and a part-time employee of Aircon Corporation of Memphis.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Zion Methodist Church in Cloverdale with Jeffrey A. Talley officiating. Burial will be in Zion Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at 5:30-8 p.m. today at Dyersburg Funeral Home.

Survivors include four sons, Terry Edmaiston, John Edmaiston, Fred Edmaiston and James Edmaiston, all of Memphis; three sisters, Jean Ann Hayes of Dyersburg, Patsy Wright of Obion and Gail Campu of Fort Worth, Texas; a brother, Melvin Walker of Southaven, Miss.; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.B. Edmaiston; her parents, John Elbridge and Shelley Jones Walker; and a sister, Lucille Gunn.

Pallbearers will be Chad Fultz, Jeff Nicks, Gary Gunn, Tommy Gunn, Richard Fitzgerald and Nolan Gunn.

The family requests that any memorials be directed to West Frayser Baptist Church, 835 Whitney Ave., Memphis, TN 38127.