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Ruth Edgar

August 23, 1933 — June 4, 2023

Gaynell Edgar, 89, passed away on June 4, 2023, in Trussville, AL.

Gaynell Edgar was born on August 23, 1933 in Gadsden, AL, to John and Bessie Varden.

Gaynell graduated from Etowah County High School in 1951, and went on to start a career with AT&T, where she was employed until 1984. She then started and ran four successful businesses because she needed something to do after retiring.

Gaynell married Lawrence Edgar on June 17, 1967 in Cocoa Beach, FL. The couple had 1 child, Todd Edgar, of Reisterstown, MD.

Gaynell was best known for her love of travel and cats. She was very active in her church, and supported numerous charities.

Gaynell is survived by Todd Edgar - son, of Reisterstown, MD and the children & grandchildren of her siblings.

Gaynell is preceded in death by Lawrence Edgar - spouse, John Varden - father, Bessie Varden - mother, and her siblings, Estell Arrington, Odell Spaulding, and John C. Varden, Junior.

The service for Mrs. Gaynell Edgar will be held on Friday, at 10:00 AM at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home.

Visitation: Friday, at 9:00 AM at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home.

Burial: Crestwood Memorial in Gadsden, Al.

Memorial donations can be made in Gaynell's name to First Baptist Church of Trussville

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Friday, June 9, 2023

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