Edith Marie Brewer Benson

By  | November 27, 2022 | Filed under: Obituaries, Shackelford Funeral Home

Edith Marie Brewer Benson Arrangements are currently incomplete.

Edith Marie Brewer Benson was born on September 23, 1938 in Hardin County, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Carol and Ida Mae Wilkerson Stricklin.

Edith worked at Ace Hardware in Savannah, Tennessee for 12 years and was a member of Savannah Church of God. She enjoyed tending to her gardens, flowers, and chickens. Edith also enjoyed watching Bluegrass music on TV and listening to Wayne Jerrolds. She also liked to spend time going to McDonalds to meet everyone.

Edith Marie Brewer Benson departed this life on November 24, 2022 in Jackson, Tennessee at the age of 84 years, 2 months, and 1 day.

She is survived by her sons, Roy Stricklin and his wife Sherry and Wade Brewer, all of Savannah, Tennessee; daughers, Teresa Turnbow and her husband Doug of Savannah, Tennessee, Loretta Stephens of Crump, Tennessee, and Charlotte Dawn Shankle and her husband Anthony of Savannah, Tennessee; brothers, David “Red” Stricklin and Howard “Strawberry” Stricklin, both of Savannah, Tennessee; grandchildren, Amanda Stanfill, Justin Stricklin, Grant Stricklin, Brent Stricklin, Daniel Shirley, Cody Shirley, Lennisa Thompson, Lawrence Gray, Allie Grace Stephens, Nicole Shankle, A.J. Shankle, and Haley Brewer; great grandchildren, Addisson Stanfill, Owen Stricklin, Mason Stricklin, Alden Stricklin, William Shirley, Erica Thompson, Mykah Gray, Libby Gray, Mace Gray, Drake Shankle, Emeline Shankle, Harper Shankle, Archer Shankle, and Macey Stricklin; and a nephew who she raised and thought of like another son, Michael Bernatowicz Stricklin.

In addition to her parents, Edith was preceded in death by her son, Ricky Stricklin; sisters, Mary Katherine Dodd and Robbie Harville; and 5 infant brothers and sisters.

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