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Edna May Eberst

September 23, 1920 — December 31, 2017

Edna (Hill) Eberst, 97, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at Brookdale of Greenville.

She was born September 23, 1920 in Peoria, Illinois, the daughter of the late James Cafferty and Sophia Veronica (Riehm) Barnett.

In addition to her parents, Edna was preceded in death, on June 26. 1961, by her first husband, Kenneth L. Hill, whom she married on December 17, 1945 in Vallejo, California. She was preceded in death, on February 4, 2005, by her second husband, Gordon Eberst, whom she married on July 3, 1982 in Gettysburg, Ohio. Edna was also preceded in death by seven brothers and three sisters.

Edna retired from Hobarts of Greenville in 1983. She was a member of Gettysburg Presbyterian Church for over fifty years. She was a homemaker, enjoyed farming, sewing and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by three children and their spouses, Connie Sinclair of Greenville, Thomas and Darlene Hill of Gettysburg, and Gary and Barb Hill of Pitsburg; four grandchildren and their spouses, Karen and Darrell Leis, Thomas and Shelly Hill, Nancy and Karl Albers, Sean and Sheridee McAfee; nine great grandchildren and their spouses, Megan and Ben Stull, Nathan and Kendra Hill, Emily Hill, Jacob Hill, Tyler Overholser and his fianc� Keona George, Ben Albers, Sam Albers, Jordan McAfee, and Graciana McAfee; and a great-great grandson, Benson Stull; step grandchildren and their spouses, Molly and Brian Ring, Darrek and Addie Leis, Darren and Kim Leis and Natalee Swallow; step great grandchildren, Landon Ring, and Avery Ring; and a step great-great granddaughter, Lux Leis.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 12PM, Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in Gettysburg Cemetery.

Family and friends may visit Thursday from 10AM until 12PM at the funeral Home

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions be made to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway St. Greenville, Ohio 45331.

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