She was born in West Lafayette, Ohio on October 28, 1927, the daughter of the late Frank and Florence (Johnson) Carr. On July 26, 1945 she married Robert Caton Sr., who preceded her in death on November 6, 1998. Edna was a Methodist by faith. She enjoyed spending time with her family, crocheting, and reading. Edna was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother; and also a dedicated military wife.
She is survived by three children, Linda "Lynn" (Brett) Thompson of Charlotte, N.C., Robert "Bob" (Leslie) Caton of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Lori (Andy) Deshong of West Lafayette, Ohio; six grandchildren, Susan (Brad) Zandofsky, Kevin (Ashley) Thompson, Ryan (Emily) Caton, Lindsay (Cole) Evans, David (Justina) Deshong, and Danielle (Greg Matz) Deshong; one sister, Mary Watkins; and one niece, Patty Garbrandt.
In addition to her parents and husband, Edna is preceded in death by one infant son, Roger Caton; three brothers, Eugene Strode, Ralph Carr and Frank Carr; one half-brother, Thomas W. Carr; and two half-sisters, Louella Pearl Carr, and Lilie Rusella Carr.
Funeral services will be held in the Edna Arline Caton on Monday, June 3, 2013 at 1:00pm with Reverend Jan Coffman officiating. Burial will follow at Fairfield Cemetery in West Lafayette. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the time of service on Monday, from 12:00-1:00pm in the Chapel at Given-Dawson Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Health Services of Coshocton County 230 S 4th Street, Coshocton, OH 43812. An online memorial can be viewed at www.given-dawsonfuneralhome.com.
Chapel at Given-Dawson Funeral Home