Edith enjoyed crafts, jewelry making, beads and working with plastic canvas. She also worked puzzles and gardening. Most of all, Edith, having a kind heart, cared for her parents for over 25 years and loved her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Mary Louise Gray.
Edith is survived by her husband, John Zaliskiewicz of Branson, Missouri; three daughters, Faith Smith and husband Denver of Sand Creek, Michigan; Sandra Ainsley of Branson, Missouri; April Dildy and husband James of Suffolk, Virginia; two sons, Timothy Lawhead and Douglas Lawhead, both of Adrian, Michigan; nine grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; three brothers, Bill Gray and wife Estelle of Florida; Edwin Gray and wife Wanda of Michigan; Charles Gray also of Michigan; a sister, Kareen Gray-Sneyd of Indiana; as well as several nieces and nephews.
In following with her wishes, Edith has donated herself to the Genesis Legacy Program. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to www.cancer.org or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital www.stjude.org .