Funeral Services for Mrs. Edwina Carwile Winningham Branham, age 94, of Hilham, Tennessee will be conducted 2 p.m., Sunday, August 18, 2019, from the Hilham Church of Christ, where her body will lie in repose from 1 p.m. until time of services. Burial to follow in the Hilham Cemetery. The family will welcome friends on Saturday evening from 5 until 8 p.m. at Speck Funeral Home.
Edwina passed from this life on Wednesday morning, August 14, 2019 from the Signature Health Care in Algood. She was born in Overton County Tennessee on January 11, 1925, to the late Oscar & Magnolia Morgan Carwile. Mrs. Branham loved her family and friends and spending time with people at church. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and quilting.
Edwina leaves behind her daughter Louise Swallows and husband Pat of Cookeville; grandchildren Scott Ryan, Adam Ryan and wife Brooke, Grant Swallows and wife Beth Ann, Emily Hammock and husband Chris, and Jason Winningham and wife Amanda; great grandchildren Joshua, Brady, Anniston, Judah, Knox, Lulu Nessa, Alexandra, Lochlan, Eliza, Nicholas, Matthew, and Skylar; sister Elna Wilson and husband Jack of granger, Indiana; brothers Eldon Carwile and wife Faye of Franklin, Tennessee, Eric Carwile and wife Linda of Livingston, and Earl Carwile and wife Barbara of Livingston; daughter-in-law Barbara Winningham of Hilham; and step-daughter Wanda Shantz and husband Randy of Arlington, Texas.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Edwinna Winningham Branham was preceded in death by her husbands Clyde Winningham and Howard Branham and her son Larry Winningham.
Pallbearers to serve are Lochlan Hammock, Scott Ryan, Adam Ryan, Grant Swallows, Chris Hammock, and Jason Winningham.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hilham Cemetery Fund by contacting Speck Funeral Home.
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We were saddened to hear of Edwina's passing. May God encircle you with His love strength peace and comfort in the days to come. God bless and keep you.
In Christ's Love
Bro. Ronald and Collette Dishman
Sorry for your lost. What time we spent with her and Howard was enjoyable.
What a lovely lady who always welcomed me into her home all those decades ago when I was in high school. My most sincere condolences to Louise and family. Ruth Bryson Floyd.
So sorry for your loss 🙏
So sorry about Mrs Edwina, she and I have been friends for many years. She will be missed by many including myself. Although I hadn't got to see her for a few years. God be with you all. Your friend Sue (Hammock) Key
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