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Edith Ellen (Gibson) Fourdyce

St. David – Edith Ellen (Gibson) Fourdyce, 100, of St. David, passed away at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 in Canton. She was born on March 16, 1920 in Wichita, Kansas to Harry Barton and Ada Nancy (Caulk) Gibson. She married Marlin Francis “Ben” Fourdyce. He preceded her in death in 1982.

Edith is also preceded in death by her parents; four sons, Harry, Jerry, Ed, and Albert Fourdyce; three brothers, Barton, Johnie, and Clayton Gibson; and one sister, Margaret Skinner.

She is survived by her daughter, Judith N. (Taylor) Fourdyce; nine grandchildren, multiple great-grandchildren, and multiple great-great grandchildren.

Edith served many years as a foster parent to numerous children. She owned Edith’s Doll Shop in St. David. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and caring for her collection of dolls.

Her nephew Orville Skinner Jr. and his wife Barbara had a special place in her heart and cared for her in their home during her last months and days of her life. A special thanks to Dot and Bill Stevens for all the years they spent with Edith doing different things.

Per Edith’s wishes cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton. Memorials may be made to Donor’s Choice. To make online condolences you may go



  • Rhonda bishop

    Reply July 22, 2020 12:32 pm

    Aunt Edith was a very special person. I’m so glad not only my children but grandchildren was able to meet her.

  • Cindy howell

    Reply July 24, 2020 4:50 pm

    I will miss aunt Edith she taught me how to make quilts and we would share a our loves for dolls . I am glad that my mom Helen got to see here right before all of this stay at home order love and miss. Her

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