Edna Officer


Edna Mae Officer, 87, of Cleveland, went to be with her heavenly father early Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.  

She was born March 7, 1930, in Polk County to the late Robert L. and Lennie Mae Frazier. 

She was a longtime member of Westwood Baptist Church in Cleveland and the Joy Givers Sunday school class. She was a Polk County High School graduate who also graduated from the National School of Business in Cleveland. She loved going to church, working outside in her flower beds, reading, going for long walks and being with her family and friends. She especially loved going shopping and out to eat every Saturday with her daughters, after getting her hair done. 

Edna is preceded in death by her parents; the love of her life and husband for 56 years, Kenneth Doyle Officer; sisters, Ilene Davis and Wilma Crouse; brothers: Hobart Frazier, Lunsford Frazier, Glenn Frazier, Weldon Frazier, Vernon Frazier, and Roy Frazier. 

Left to cherish her memory are two daughters: Connie Houser, and husband, Steve, a favorite son-in-law, and Carol Poole, and her husband, Wayne, a favorite son-in-law, all of Cleveland; two sisters, Joyce Tilson, and husband, Rabin, Margaret Rogers, and husband, Charlie, all of Cleveland; three grandsons: Corey Houser (Kristen), Andy Houser (Sheena),and Alex Poole (Jennifer); five great-grandchildren: Jake Houser, Abby Houser, Maddie Guyton, Ally Guyton, and Grayson Poole, soon to be born in late February; and several other nieces and nephews. 

A Celebration of Life service will be held Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, at 7 p.m. at Companion Funeral Home, 2419 Georgetown Road N.W., with the Revs. Nolan Phillips and Jimmy Caywood officiating.

The family will receive friends prior to the service from 5 to 7 p.m.

Interment will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at Sunset Memorial Gardens. A procession will leave the funeral home at 2 p.m.


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