Edith B. Gavin
November 8, 1920 – August 4, 2018
Edith B. Gavin, age 97 passed away on 4 August 2018. Edith was born 8 November 1920 in Washita, Oklahoma to Myron Underwood brown 1870 - 1945 from Eldora, Hardin, Iowa and Dollie Mae Born 1890 - 1974 from Dallas, Texas.
Edith married John P. Gavin on 10 March 1942. They left Oklahoma to have a better life in California and to raise their family.
Edith's strength and determination as a double amputee from a young age showed brightly through graduating business school, raising four children, keeping house and Rialto Woman's Club member. She enjoyed ceramics, crocheting, knitting, baking, reading and spending time with family. She was a hero to her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by children Patricia S. Gavin Williams (Robert C.), John Anthony (Linda), Michelle C. Strong (Ronald) and Jane Gavin.
Edith and John will be buried next to their brother Harry F. Davis. Edith was preceeded by Harry F., brother Leon S., sisters Sarah Imogene and Anna Colleen and younger brother Jack M.
A visitation for Edith will be held from 4:00pm to 8:00pm on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 and Chapel service will be held at 10:00am on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 both at Montecito Cypress Chapel, 24145 Barton Road, Loma Linda, California. Edith will be laid to rest at Montecito Memorial Park, 3520 E. Washington Street, Colton, California.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.montecitomemorialparkandmortuary.com for the Gavin family.
- Visitation Tuesday, August 14, 2018
- Funeral Service Wednesday, August 15, 2018
- Interment Wednesday, August 15, 2018