Rebecca A. “Addie” Eder

MANSFIELD: Happy are the people whose God is the Lord (Psalm 144:15). Addie Eder laughed often and enjoyed the company of friends and family. Considered the “life of the party”, she was easygoing. Pleasant and fun-loving, Addie understood the joy that she shared, first came from Christ.

Her faith now sight, Rebecca A. “Addie” Eder, 91, of Mansfield passed into the arms of her loving Savior, Saturday evening, June 5, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family.

The daughter of William and Lula (Carr) Warnock, Addie was born June 2, 1930 in Ashland, Kentucky where she graduated from Ashland High School in 1948. She moved to the Mansfield area in 1949.

On August 16, 1952 Addie married Edward Eder in Mansfield. Over the next five years, she worked as a stenographer for Lumberman’s Insurance.

Addie’s focus however was that of devoted wife and mother to three sons. She enjoyed baking, solving puzzles, knitting, and crocheting blankets for her family. She also volunteered for Richland Pregnancy Services as well.

Addie was a member of Berean Baptist Church where she served in numerous ways. She was an active participant of the Healing Hearts Ministry (formerly Grief Share), attended the Wednesday morning bible study, participated in small groups, and volunteered in numerous capacities over the years.

Addie was happiest when around people. Her approach to life: look for the joy in everything, just relax, and strive to honor God in all that you do.

She is survived by her sons Michael (Charlene) Eder, and John Eder all of Mansfield, and Philip (Cheryl) Eder of Harvest, Alabama; Sarah Eder of Dublin; six grandchildren Nicholas (Marissa) Eder of Parker, Colorado, Christopher Eder of Mansfield, Leah (Zac) Blackerby of Opelika, Alabama, Samantha “Sammie” Eder of Porterdale, Georgia, Bethany (Scott) Erwin of Valparaiso, Indiana, and Monica (Jake) Christie of Mansfield; great granddaughter Charlotte Blackerby and great granddaughter baby Erwin on the way; sisters-in-law Bertha Warnock of Ashland, Kentucky and Martha Mercer of Albuquerque, New Mexico; nieces, nephews, extended family, and many friends from Berean Baptist Church and the Apostolic community.

Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years, Edward Eder; and brothers William (Karlene) Warnock and Carl Warnock.

Her family will receive friends Wednesday, June 9, 2021 from 3-7 pm at Berean Baptist Church, 2145 Middle Bellville Road, Mansfield, Ohio 44904, where her funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 am. Pastor Jim Berry will officiate. Burial will follow in Mansfield Cemetery.

In her memory, memorial contributions may be mailed directly to Richland County Pregnancy Services, or may be made during her services at the church.

The Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Eder family and condolences may be made to the family online at:

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