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Edith Elizabeth (Tisdale) DuBoseFebruary 19, 1930 ~ November 9, 2017 (age 87)
Edith Elizabeth (Tisdale) DuBose, passed away after a long struggle with Alzheimer ’s disease on November 9, 2017. She was born to Elijah and Bertha Tisdale on February 19, 1930 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Edith was preceded in death by her parents, husband R.T. DuBose in 1980, brothers Burl, Weber, Harold, Bobby and son-in-law Mike Smith. Mrs. DuBose is survived by her children Rodney DuBose and wife Nisbeth, Bernita Smith, Mike DuBose and wife Trisha, Sandi DuBose and Max DuBose, 9 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. After the passing of her husband, Edith went back to college and received her Bachelor’s degree in nursing from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La. She worked from 1968 to 2003 at Willis Knighton Hospital in Shreveport and was an active member of Trinity Heights Baptist Church in Shreveport. She loved singing and was a member of the Trinityaires singing group. Edith loved her many travelling adventures, and enjoyed crochet and quilting. Mrs. DuBose also was a voracious reader until Alzheimer’s robbed her of that joy. The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 19th from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at Laurel Oaks Funeral Home.