2011-11-25 / Obits

Eddie Gresham


Eddie Gresham, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 12.

Gresham was born in Greensboro, Georgia on September 2, 1947. He was a construction worker who lived in Far Rockaway for more than 40 years.

He is survived by his wife, Evangelist Susie Ann Gresham; son, Steven Louis Gresham; brothers, George Gresham Jr. and Willie Gresham; sisters, Mary Louise Alexander, Martha Ann Howard, Pauline Cullens, Sandra Campbell and Georgia Belle Hines; sisters-in-law, Brenda Gresham, Loretta Gresham, Marie Kims, Dolores Lawrence, Hattie Kate Saunders, Celestine Lawrence and Jessie, Yvonne and Minnie Lawrence; brothers-in-law, John Lawrence Jr., Willie Lawrence, James Lawrence and Jerry Lawrence; nieces, Shelia and Francine; friend, John Miller and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Zion Wrightville Baptist Church Cemetery, Greensboro, Georgia.

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