ALTHA - Edna Laramore, 88, of Altha, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 in Altha.
She was born on Feb. 2, 1928 in the Chason Community to Alonzo B. and Claudie Mae Burke Messer. Edna was a homemaker who loved her family and stayed very involved in their lives. She had lived in Calhoun County most of her life.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Willard Eugene “Gene” Laramore; two brothers, Dick and J.B. Messer; and two sisters, Helen Messer Chason and Eunice Messer.
Survivors include her son, Tim Laramore and his wife, Margie of Altha; her daughter, Lori Laramore and Steve Johnson of Altha; granddaughter, Aleigha Marin Hans and her husband, David; and five great-grandchildren, Avery, Johnnie, Camden, Ellie and Ben.
Family will receive friends Thursday, Jan. 12 from 6-8 p.m. CT at the funeral home.
Graveside services will be held at Laramore Family Cemetery Friday, Jan. 13 at 1 p.m. CT with family officiating. Interment will immediately follow.
Immediately after the service graveside, the family would like to continue to celebrate Mrs. Edna’s life at her home and extend an invitation to friends and family present to join them.
Flowers will be accepted, but the family asks that donations be made to Covenant Hospice of Marianna, 4215 Kelson Ave., Suite. E, Marianna, FL 32446.
Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown is in charge of the arrangements.