Marie Russ Eidson, 100, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Sunday, February 12, 2023 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born on March 20, 1922 in Milwaukee, WI to the late Ezekiel and Myrtle Reeves Russ.
Marie was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church. She also dedicated 38 years to the Daviess County public and catholic school systems as an educator.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 46 years, Howard Upton Eidson; a brother, Rev. James D. Russ and a sister, Maxine Jenkins.
She is survived by her children, Bill Eidson of Owensboro and Jean (David) Yewell of Louisville; grandchildren, Dr. Jason (Mary Kaye) Yewell of Louisville and Emily Yewell (Dr. Curtis) Volin of Marietta, GA; and three great-grandchildren, Yewell Volin, Vera Volin, and Grant Yewell.
Private family services were held at Elmwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy can take the form of donations made to The Yewell Home for Boys, 1324 West 3rd Street Owensboro, KY 42301 or to The Heartford House, 2914 Old Hartford Road Owensboro, KY 42303.
Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mrs. Eidson. Leave your messages of condolence for the family of Marie Edison and sign her virtual guestbook at www.haleymcginnis.com.