God knew you were suffering, that the hills were hard to climb, so he gently closed your eyelids and whispered "peace be thine". In tears we watched you sinking, we watched you fade away. Our hearts were nearly broken, you fought so hard to stay. It broke our hearts to see you go, but you did not go alone, for part of us went with you, the day God called you home.
Lida, 86, our loving mother, grandmother and sister, passed away December 26, 1994. Lida has left us to be with her beloved husband and granddaughters.Lida was born August 24, 1908 in Manti, Utah, to James and Mary Ann Hansen Braithwaite. Married Gomer Edmunds in Manti and later solemnized in the Manti Temple. They were parents of a son and daughter.
Lida is survived by son, Glen, wife, Gwen, of Hayward, Calif.; daughter, Nina, husband, William Christiansen, of Holladay, Utah; sister, Gladys Nelson, Ferron, Utah; 12 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday, December 30th at 11 a.m. in the Manti Stake Center/Manti 5th Ward. Friends may call Thursday December 29th from 6-8 p.m. and Friday 10-11 a.m. Burial will be in the Manti Cemetery.
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