Edith C Kleam

Born in Goodlettsville, TN on August 3, 1932

Departed on October 26, 2020 and resided in Goodlettsville, TN

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Edith C. Kleam, 88, of Goodlettsville passed away Monday, October 26, 2020. Born in Goodlettsville, August 3, 1932, Edith was the daughter of the late Dillard Hicks and Bernettie Lee Hicks. She was also preceded in death by her siblings, George, Mary Frances “Fran” and Paul. Survived by her sister Ruth. She was educated in Millersville schools and graduated from White House High School. She later attended Nashville Business College. As a young woman, she moved to Michigan where her sister, Fran and her husband Joe resided and went to work as an office administrator for R. L. Polk & Company. While in Detroit, she met and married her husband of 65 years, Vern Kleam. They returned to middle Tennessee 33 years ago where they settled in Goodlettsville. Edith was a member of the Millersville Church of Christ. She enjotyed shopping and also loved gardening and flowers. In addition to her husband, Vern, she is survived by her children, Mary Kleam (Carl Battishill), Scott (Sue) Kleam, Douglas (Linda) Kleam, and Sandra Giuffre; 7 grandchildren, Kali, Logan, Andrew, Samantha, Nick, Madison, and Benjamin; and her loving dog Biscuit. A graveside service will be held at Hendersonville Memory Gardens, Friday at 1 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations can me made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
www.stjude.org

4 Comments to Edith C Kleam

  1. Debbie Turnage
    October 28, 2020 11:54 am

    Vern, this is such a beautiful picture of Edith. We have been thinking about you, and love you and Edith so much. We will miss her. I know you will miss her, but I also know you are glad she’s not suffering any more. She is in her crown and glory. We so enjoyed the times you and Edith could make it to our house, and also the hospitality shown in your home as well. We will always remember our visits and going to church together for so many years. You have both been such a joy to us! Prayers are with you. Love you. Bill and Debbie

  2. Michael Giuffre
    October 28, 2020 12:15 pm

    Sorry for your loss, thought and prayers.

  3. mike and nancy giuffre
    October 29, 2020 11:26 am

    you and your family are in our prayers The good lord will take care of her now, she’s in a happy place.

  4. Todd Apple
    October 29, 2020 7:57 pm

    Uncle Vern,
    Our Prayers are with you, Sam, Mary, Doug and Scot and the rest of the family. Aunt Edith was a kind soul and a great aunt. She will be missed and forever loved.
    With sympathy,
    Todd and Grace

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