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Edna Earl Brister

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at Johnny Brister Sr. Gymnasium in Prentiss, for Mrs. Edna Earl Brister, 69, who died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at her residence.  Rev. Timothy Rush officiated with interment following in Green Grove M. B. Church Cemetery.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Edna Brister was born in Prentiss, to the late Hilean Ginn and the late Estus Poole Sr.

She graduated Class of 1967 from J. E. Johnson and later married Johnny Brister.  She worked at Magnetek Manufacturing for many years. She was a member of Green Grove M. B. Church.

 She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Brister;  daughter, Rhonda Brister; one sister, Laura Poole; four brothers, Estus Poole, Roger Poole, Ben Poole and Micheal Daniels.

She is survived by two sons, John (LaSonya) Brister of Columbus, Georgia; Johnny (Latonya) Brister of Raymond; five grandchildren; one sister, Ida M. Poole of Prentiss; seven brothers, Charles (Patricia) Poole of Orangeburg, South Carolina, Arthur (Jean) Daniels Jr. of Lake, Charles Armstrong of Gulfport, Andre’ (Lucille) Poole of Prentiss, Jerry (Yolanda) Poole of Dallas, Texas, Patrick (Angela) Poole and Chad Poole of Dallas, Texas, one sister-in-law, three brothers-in-law, one godson and many other relatives and friends.