Smith, Edna (Ware), 78, retired College Grill cook, died Monday, June 4, 2001. Service 11 a.m. Friday, New Jerusalem Baptist Church.
Survivors: sons, Granville Brooks, Melvin Ridley, Sylvester Curry all of Wichita; daughters, Joyce Williams of Wichita, Janet Sue Hopkins of Tulsa; sisters, Lavern Jones of Los Angeles, Ruby Williams of Cincinnati, Okla.; 18 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren. Jackson Mortuary.
Source: Wichita Eagle, The (KS) – Thursday, June 7, 2001