OBITUARY

Edith Lou Ater

August 16, 1942November 2, 2018

Funeral services for Edith Lou Ater, 76, of Lake Brownwood will be held Monday, November 5, 2018 at 2 PM at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM prior to the service. Ms. Ater passed away Friday, November 2, 2018.

Edith Lou Forga was born August 16, 1942 to Audie and Nellie (Tidwell) Forga in Glenwood, Arkansas. She was a member of the American Legion and Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, where she was church secretary. Edith liked to play cards and embroider; and she was well-known for her good cooking.

Those left to cherish her memories are her daughter, Cheri Ivanhoe and husband, Karl, of Midland; grandchildren, Kolby and Lauren Ivanhoe, Jared and Kasey Ivanhoe and Hillary Ivanhoe; great grandchildren, Payton Ivanhoe, Riley Ivanhoe, Brynlee Ivanhoe and Cainen Ivanhoe; brothers and sisters, Wendell Forga of Wolfe, Cledith Grundy of Lake Brownwood, Ramona Myers of Mission, Tony Forga Rockwall and Sheila Roberts of Midland; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Audie Forga; mother, Nellie Forga and brothers, Larry Forga and Dwight Forga.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home, and online memorials can be left at www.davismorrisfuneralhome.com

  • FAMILY

  • Those left to cherish her memories are her daughter, Cheri Ivanhoe and husband, Karl, of Midland; grandchildren, Kolby and Lauren Ivanhoe, Jared and Kasey Ivanhoe and Hillary Ivanhoe; great grandchildren, Payton Ivanhoe, Riley Ivanhoe, Brynlee Ivanhoe and Cainen Ivanhoe; brothers and sisters, Wendell Forga of Wolfe, Cledith Grundy of Lake Brownwood, Ramona Myers of Mission, Tony Forga Rockwall and Sheila Roberts of Midland; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.

    She was preceded in death by her father, Audie Forga; mother, Nellie Forga and brothers, Larry Forga and Dwight Forga.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Kolby Ivanhoe, Active Pallbearer
  • Jared Ivanhoe, Active Pallbearer
  • Landon Forga, Active Pallbearer
  • Casey Forga, Active Pallbearer
  • Dwayne Forga, Active Pallbearer
  • Jerry Myers, Active Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Monday, November 5, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 5, 2018
REMEMBERING

Edith Lou Ater

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Jerry and Linda Kingston

November 5, 2018

We both have so many good memories of Edith. Our hearts break for the family today. We wish we could be there on this very difficult day. We love you Cledith and all the family.

Sue Brasel

November 4, 2018

Edith was a wonderful friend. She will definitely be missed. I wish I could have been there to help her the past few years. I send my love to her sister Cledith and the rest of the family. I love and miss y’all. Sue Brasel

Tiffanie Hendricks

November 4, 2018

Aunt Edith I will miss you so much. There's not one memory from our time in Arizona that doesn't have you in it. You were a wonderful Aunt, friend and person. I love you.

Romona Myers

November 3, 2018

Photo of the last trip we took together. We went to Waco to Magnolia Farms and had a ball. Thought we would have more trips. I’m going to miss you sister.

FROM THE FAMILY