Edith McNeely Echols, 51, born May 16, 1956 in Natchez, Miss., former resident of Ferriday, La., and a resident of Robertsdale for the last 18 years, died Saturday, May 26, 2007 at her home.

She was an office manager, and a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Rosinton.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ivy Marie Graham and James Fount McNeely.

Survivors include her husband, Donnie Echols of Robertsdale; daughter, Christy (Shannon) Wilson of Clayton, La.; son, Christopher Echols of Robertsdale; two step-daughters, Patty (Stacy) McKay of Natchez, Miss., and Terry (Tudy) Jackson of Glaster, Miss.; brother, James (Carol McNeely) Graham of Lismore, La.; sister, Crystal (Reggie Lisemby) McNeely of Chattanooga, Tenn.; nine grandchildren, one niece, four nephews, and aunt, LaVerne McNeely Moore of Ferriday.

Funeral services and visitation were held Monday, May 28 at Lismore Baptist Church with the Rev. Reggie Lisemby and the Rev. Ron Ledford officiating. Interment followed at Lismore Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family requests memorial donations be made to the Lismore Baptist Church.

Arrangements were made by Young’s Funeral Home, Ferriday, La. To leave an online condolence for the family visit