Edna Belle Pinkerton, 92, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 10, 2013.
There will be a family visitation at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport on Sunday, September 15 from 1:00-2:30 pm. A graveside service will be at Oaklawn Cemetery in Decatur on Monday, September 16 at 10:00 am. Son-in-law Bill Hughes will officiate. Pallbearers are Bobby Hughes, Ronnie Hughes, Eric Vincent, Dennis Lee, James Haisler, and Tim Fletcher.
Edna was born March 24, 1921 to Ernest A. and Ruby M. (Sandlin) Lee in rural Wise County, Texas.
She was a lifelong resident of Wise County, with most of her life lived in Decatur. She married the late J.W. Pinkerton on June 15, 1940 in Tarrant County, Texas.
She worked in her family's grocery business, E.A. Lee Grocery, for many years. She retired as an Avon representative in 1990, after 13 years of award winning service.
She enjoyed travel, her family, and became expert at any craft she attempted. She was a member of the Decatur Church of Christ for 72 years.
She is survived by two daughters: Jackie Hughes and husband Bill of Decatur, and Janice Urbec of Issaquah, Washington; three grandchildren: Bobby Hughes and wife KaSondra, Ronnie Hughes and wife Frances of Decatur, and Christie Lay and husband Mike of Issaquah, Washington; four great-grandchildren: Courtney Lue and husband Kenneth of Austin, Chelsea Hughes of San Antonio, Kendall Lay of Issaquah, Washington, and Cody Hughes of Decatur.
She was preceded in death by her husband on April 6, 2008; and brother Vernon A. Lee.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the charity or church of your choice.