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In Memory Of Our Poets

Edith 'Edie' P. Watson (Irwin) (1939-2022) - Class Of 1957

Edith Watson Irwin, of Auburn, Alabama, passed away on December 7, 2022.

Edie was born on March 6, 1939, in Montgomery, Alabama. After graduating from Sidney Lanier High School, Edie graduated from Auburn University.

Edie tied the knot with Dave Irwin in 1961. Together, they were blessed with three children - Geri Frazier, John Irwin, and Laura Irwin, in addition to four grandchildren. Edie's sister, Fran Greene from Nashville, Tennessee, is the only surviving member of her immediate family.

Services will be held at St. Michaels Catholic Church on Monday, December 12 at 9:00 am. There will be a visitation at Jeffcoat Trant Funeral Home in Opelika Sunday, December 11 from 5-7 PM. Instead of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Michaels Catholic Church, where Edie worshipped.

Published by The Opelika-Auburn News on Dec. 11, 2022.