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Edna Earle Gaddis Buckholts Brotherton, age 80, died June 24, 1993 in Anchorage, Alaska.

She was born June 26, 1912 in Harmon County, Oklahoma, to Hubert Ephraim and Eula Jones Gaddis. She married Claude Lee Buckholts, August 13, 1931 in Boice City, Oklahoma; he died in 1952. She married Earl Brotherton, May 8, 1955; he died in 1965. She was very active in the First Baptist Church in Salt Lake City. She moved to Alaska in 1984, where she was a member of the First American Baptist Church.

Survived by two sons and two daughters, Hubert Lee (and Ruth) Buckholts, Fox River Grove, Illinois; Barbara B. Wilson, Anchorage, Alaska; Betty (and Ron) Sharp, Napa, California; James Donald (and Marilyn) Buckholts, Salt Lake City, Utah; 17 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Aline Anderson, of Mesa, Arizona. Preceded in death by a daughter, Lois Elaine, three sisters, and a brother.

Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, July 8, 1993, at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery, 1352 East 500 South.

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