Class of 1941
|Former Paris resident Edna Sue
Mortensen, 89, of Richmond, Va., died Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at her
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at McEvoy Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bevil Cemetery.
Visitation will be after noon Friday.
Born in Paris on Dec. 27, 1923, she was a daughter of the late Jesse Earl Toler and Verbal Edna Melton Toler.
Her first husband, Jimmy Nix, and her second husband, Walt Mortensen, both preceded her in death.
She was a registered nurse and graduate of Tolerís Business College. She attended Spring Hill Baptist Church in her youth, and was a member of Free Church of Scotland Continuing of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. She helped raise two granddaughters and a great-grandson for several years. She was a volunteer secretary for several organizations.
Survivors are two daughters: Jimmie Sue (Ronnie) Coburn of Caldwell, Texas, and Wendy Mortensen of Richmond, Va.; two sons: Don Mortensen of Henry and Walter Mortensen of Richmond; two sisters: Chloe York of Paris and Carolyn Carter of Mansfield; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Two sisters, Claudine Frensley and Clair Nell Lankford, and a brother, Earl Toler, also preceded her in death.
Reprinted from THE PARIS
February 20, 2013 Edition ~ Used by Permission
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