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(December 6, 1912 – August 21, 2011)

Edith Toles Miner, 92, of Midland, died on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011 at Tendercare of Midland. Edith was born on Dec. 6, 1918 in Mark Tree, Arkansas to the late Samantha (Brown) and Oliver Toles. Edith married her sweetheart Howard Miner in Flint, MI in 1935. He predeceased her in Oct. of 2000. Edith worked for Dow Chemical and Dow Corning as a pastry Chef. She loved babysiting her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Edith also loved playing games, quilting and crocheting. Edith is survived by her daughters, Barbara (Robert) Schlosser of Midland, Fran Dunning of Weston, OH; brother and sister-in-law Gerald and Edith Miner of Midland; fifteen grandchildren and many great and great, great grandchildren. Edith was predeceased by her daughter Ollie Marie Young; son, Myron “Hank” Miner; granddaughter, Susan Myers Hepler, 4 sisters; 4 brothers; son-in-law Chuck Dunning and daughter-in-law Monita Miner. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, with Pastor Lynne Biddle officiating. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Wed., Aug. 24 from 5 til 7 pm and on Thursday from 10:00 am until the time of the service. Burial will take place at Memory Gardens of Fairhope Cemetery in Alabama. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Search for the Truth Ministries. Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com.