Edith Payne Quinn, age 90, of Calhoun, GA, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, December 29, 2019, at Hamilton Medical Center Dalton Georgia. Edith was born in Polk County Tennessee on March 15, 1929, the 7th child of the late Benjamin G. Cross and Eva Mae Hughes Cross. Edith was preceded in death by husband Santa Payne and husband George C. Quinn, an infant son, Marvin Payne, brothers, Ed Cross, Hansel Cross, Hoyt Cross, James Cross, Lloyd Cross and Wendell Cross, sisters, Jessie Mae Cross and Inez Cross. She is survived by a brother, Alvin Cross, sisters, Lucille Baggett, Ruth Parker, Louise (Joe) Voyles, Eloise West, daughter Mildred (Barry) Caldwell, grandsons Richard Freeman, Billy Joe Bates, Martin (Theresa) Caldwell and Robert (Sandi) Caldwell, great-grandchildren Nicholas (Christy) Barnett, Jennifer (Nick) Woody, Matthew Freeman, Amber
Caldwell, Sam Bates, Emily Caldwell, Haley Grace Caldwell, Sheena Anderson, Michael Early, Louis Greenwell, Haley Ratliff, Gabby Ratliff, and Mindy Schoell, 15 great-great-grandchildren, Step-Son Randy (Christine) Quinn, Step-Daughters Betty (Wendell) Sanford, Ann (Billy) Mathis, Step-Daughter-in-law, Karol Quinn, and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Edith was a member of Mount Liberty Baptist Church McCaysville GA. She loved God, family, and friends. She loved attending Church and took every opportunity to encourage others to join her in worship. She was a devoted wife and homemaker. She enjoyed working in her flower gardens, cooking and watching Braves baseball. She was always busy and loved life. Edith touched many lives and we will miss her
smile. Heaven is sweeter for her presence. The family will receive friends at Finch-Cochran Funeral Home, of McCaysville Georgia, on January 1, 2020, from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Funeral services will be held at Mt. Liberty
Baptist Church in McCaysville Georgia on January 2, 2020, at 1:00 pm with Rev. John Newton, Rev. Steve Corbin, and Rev. Gary Hibbert officiating. Mt. Liberty Baptist Church Choir will be providing special music. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers include Benny Cross, Benji Cross, Bill Cross, Hansel Cross Jr., Henry Cross, Randell Cross, honorary pallbearer Charles Cross.
Finch-Cochran Funeral Home & Crematory of McCaysville is honored to be serving the family.