Edith Bailey Marsh, age 85 of Carthage died Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at her home.


Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday at Red Branch Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. Mike Branscom. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior the the service beginning at 1:00.


A native of Moore County she was a daughter of the late Martin and Ina Fields Bailey. She was a longtime member of Red Branch Baptist Church and worked as an inspector for 18 years at Quality Mills.


She was preceded in death by her husband Harold Vernon Marsh.


She is survived by her children Tommie Lynn Poindexter and husband Tommy of Sanford, Sylvia Marsh of Garner, Kenneth Marsh of Carthage and Robin Dunlap and husband Andy of Southern Pines; one brother Charles Bailey of Greensboro; grandchildren Laura Watson, Heather Hancock, Meredith Ward, Marshall Ward, Elizabeth Marsh, Trevor Gibbons, Hayden Dunlap and Connor Dunlap; one great-grandson Hunter Watson.


Memorials may be made Red Branch Baptist Church, 1748 Old River Road, Carthage, NC 28327.


Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Marsh family.


Condolences may be made at PinesFunerals.com


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  1. We were so sad to hear about Edith. She was a precious-  christian lady. Praying that God will comfort your hearts, May the memories bring peace to all the family.
    Sympathy and prayers,
    Eddie and Vetres Livengood and Veder Hurley

  2. We have you in our prayers. Edith was a fine lady and will surely be missed. She taught our Sunday school class in the 70s at Red Branch She had a smile for everyone and was a very kind lady. Arles and Bradie Taylor Carthage nc

  3. Tommie, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Losing your mother is an especially hard time. Having lost my mother 6 months ago, I can sympathize in your heartbreaking time of need.

  4. Please accept these words of comfort from God’ s word. Just as sure as
    Jesus called to Lazarus ‘Lazarus come out’ Just as sure he can call all those from the grave. ‘He said do not marvel at this. All those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice

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