Edwidge Marie Mead

Published 12:01 am Tuesday, March 13, 2018

April 28, 1925 – March 10, 2018


NATCHEZ — Services for Edwidge Marie Mead, 92, of Natchez, who died Saturday, March 10, 2018, at Camelot Leisure Living in Ferriday, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary Basilica with the Rev. David O’Connor, the Rev. Joe Xavier and the Rev. Paul Kunnumpurram officiating.

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Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time Thursday at the church.

Mrs. Mead was born April 28, 1925, in New Orleans, and was a longtime resident of Natchez.

She was a retired assistant secretary to the president of Delta Steamship Lines Inc. Ed was a dedicated sister, wife, aunt and great-aunt. She was a member of St. Mary Basilica and she spent a number of years serving the poor and elderly. Ed was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Pilgrimage Garden Club and a number of other civic organizations.

Mrs. Mead was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert W. Mead Sr.

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Sadie Stockton; four nieces, Deborah Farrell, Robin Hirshfeld, Sandra Kokesh and Nadine Stockton; and five great-nieces, Kassie Fowler, Allie Kokesh, Ashley Kokesh, Heather Sherman and Taryn Stine.

The family wishes to thank Camellia Hospice for their loving care.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at lairdfh.com.