The Elmo community has suffered a great loss. Mr. James Edward “Ed” Marable passed on Oct. 3, 2021 at his residence.

James was the son of Peter and Marion Estella Marable who preceded him in death.

James “Ed” was born Sept. 21, 1950 and had just celebrated his 71st birthday. His favorite pastime was fishing.

He is survived by his two daughters, Shernita and husband Lynn Stewart and Detra Edmunds; stepson Frankie Bruce; three grandchildren, Alicia, Tiffany and Markus, whom he loved dearly; his siblings, Rebecca (Aubrey), Charlie (Geraldine), Johnnie (Fannie), Barbara, RayVaughn, Maurice, Ronald (Shakira), Muriel (Robert), Ruben, Steven (Lisa) and Willie (Glorya); God-sisters Norma Tabron and Shirley Wilson; God-brother Robert Clay; and numerous nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.

Celebration of life was held on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021.

Dunn and Sons Funeral Service assisted the family.