Mary Calkins

Obituary of Mary Calkins


Mary "Edna" Harris Calkins passed peacefully, in Halifax Hospice Care on Thursday June 7, 2018.  She was born in DeLand, Florida on November 18, 1929.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years Richard “Red” Calkins.

Edna always had the heart and soul of a child.  She was mother to many High School Football players and little league baseball players.  The trail to her dinner table spanned 3 decades.  She leaves behind to cherish her memory her children,  Rick (Maritza)Calkins, Billy Calkins, Frank Calkins, Terry (Dawn) Calkins and Marybeth Lawrence.  Grand Children, Brian (Kristen) Calkins, Chris (Bridget) Calkins, Danny Calkins, Amanda Calkins, Andrew (Brianna) Calkins, Matt (Laura) Calkins, Jessica Lawrence.  Great Grandchildren: Caleb Calkins, Jeremiah Birch, Peyson Calkins, Finn Calkins and Bronson Calkins.

Viewing will be from 5-7pm on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Lankford Funeral Home with Mass on Friday at St. Peter Catholic Church at 10:00am with burial to follow at Oakdale Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations are to be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, Complete Parachute Solutions, 1326 E. International Speedway, Suite #7, DeLand, FL: 32724 in her memory.

Please visit to leave a memory for the family.