Edna Mae Burnside Marshall was born in New Orleans, LA on October 3, 1936. She departed this life on March 30, 2019 at the age of 82. Beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Edna Burnside. Edna accepted Christ at an early age; she was an active and faithful member of Bibleway Missionary Baptist. Edna was one of the most compassionate and caring woman one could ever meet. She enjoyed playing bingo and watching her favorite game show – Wheel of Fortune.
Edna was the mother of six children: Roosevelt Marshall of Waterbury, Gaynell Lowe of Montgomery, Eckley Marshall of Atlanta, Agatha Jackson (Samuel) of New Orleans, and the late Mina Marshall and Aldrin Marshall. Edna was the sister of Dorothy Battiste, Antoinette Stewart, Alice Burnside and the late Betty Carter and Anna Burnside. Edna is survived by thirteen (13) grandchildren: Nirobe Lowe, Theresa Moon, Ayonna Stewart, Eckely M. Marshall, Shana Stewart, Adrienne Marshall, Kenyetta Stewart, Forticia Marshall, Albert Marshall, Eckley L. Marshall of Atlanta, Jamyra Marshall, Myeisha Marshall, and J’Mes Marshall of Waterbury; twenty-three (23) great grandchildren; one (1) great-great Grandchiid; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
Edna Mae Marshall Burnside was one of the first employees to work at Marriott Hotel in the laundry department from where she retired, and a former employee of Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotler.