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Young’s Funeral Directors

508 Champagnolle, El Dorado, AR

OBITUARY

Edith Mc Gaugh

May 30, 1924August 27, 2019

Edith Loraine McGaugh, age 95, of El Dorado, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 in Sherwood, Arkansas.

Edith was born May 30, 1924 in El Dorado, to the late John Franklin “Bill” and Cora Irene (Hinson) Burrow. She married Fernie McGaugh December 25, 1945. Edith had a great love for music and demonstrated that by playing piano for many churches in the area as a young woman. She was a member of First Baptist Church in El Dorado for most of her life, serving there by playing piano for numerous choirs, and in the 4-5 year old Sunday school class. She also taught kindergarten for many years at First Baptist Church. Her spare time was filled with sewing, crocheting, gardening, playing the piano. She was a devoted wife for nearly 70 years, until Fernie preceded her in death in 2015. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great- and great-great grandmother.

Mrs. McGaugh is survived by three daughters: Janean Taylor of Sherwood, Arkansas; Beverly Bellew and her husband, Chuck, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Lori Pyron and her husband, Rick, of Flippin, Arkansas; one son, Louis McGaugh and his wife, Valerie, of Bloomington, Illinois; twelve grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; her sister Mickey Adams of El Dorado; and two sisters-in-law: Helen Burrow of Livingston, Texas; and Estelle Baggett of El Dorado.

Edith was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fernie; two brothers: Bill Burrow and Pete Burrow.

Visitation will be 10:00 – 11:00 am Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Young’s Funeral Home Chapel in El Dorado; with funeral service following at 11:00 am with Bro. Rick Pyron officiating. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens near El Dorado.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 200 W. Main St., El Dorado, AR 71730, or to Parkinson Foundation, 1501 North West 9th Ave., Miami, FL 33136.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Brad Bellew
  • Brandon Bellew
  • Zach Pyron
  • Will Mc Gaugh
  • Shelby Thomas
  • John Beecher
  • Doug Moore
  • Bret Taylor, Honorary
  • Alex Mc Gaugh, Honorary
  • Chuck Bellew, Honorary
  • Dale Fallin, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, August 31, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, August 31, 2019
  • Interment Saturday, August 31, 2019

Memories

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Will Adams

August 29, 2019

I will always remember Aunt Edith and what a sweet and kind person she was. She always met me with a huge hug every time I would come and visit her sister, my grandmother Mickey Adams. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family!

Love,
Will Adams, Melissa Adams, Ryland Adams, Brycen Adams, & Carrington Adams

John Adams

August 29, 2019

Please know that our love and prayers are with all of you. I have so many happy memories going all the way back to my childhood and I relish them and will always hold them close to my heart.

-John Adams and family

Evelyn Turbeville

August 28, 2019

Louis and Your Family,
I am so sorry for the loss of your mother, Edith. She was such a nice sweet lady..

EvelynTurbeville

Kay Sims Palmer

August 28, 2019

Janean, Beverly, Louis, and Lori, my prayers for peace and happy memories are being sent for you. What a dear, kind, precious woman your mom was! I have so many happy memories of her!

She has certainly earned her place in glory! 💕

Kay Sims Palmer

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY