Edith Maria Gerber, age 84, entered into rest on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at her DeSoto residence. She was born to the late Oran H. and Rena (Cupp) Gerber on August 21, 1927 in Paragould, Arkansas. She worked on the assembly line at Switzer Candy in St. Louis until her retirement.
Survived by her brother, Bobby (Noma) Gerber of DeSoto; sister, Mary Ellen Bruff of DeSoto; nephews: Darren (Laurie) Gerber of DeSoto and Bob (Julie) Bruff of DeSoto; niece, Rhonda Bailey of Park Hills; great-nephews: Christopher (Becca) Bailey, Jr. of DeSoto, Matt Bailey of DeSoto; great-nieces: Rachael Bailey of DeSoto, Jessica Dean of DeSoto and Abbey Bruff of DeSoto; and a great-great-nephew, Christopher Bailey III. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother-in-law, Dale Bruff.
A Memorial Service will be held at First Baptist Church of Hillsboro and Pastor Wayne Norris will officiate the Service. Interment will be private.