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Marianne Rose Roman Eddins


May 9, 2019

Marianne Rose Roman Eddins, 79, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

Mrs. Eddins was born Jan. 11, 1940, in Flushing, N.Y. and worked for IBM Corporation, where she met her future spouse, for many years. The two moved several places with their jobs before they relocated to Alabama, where she enrolled at USA in Mobile and studied chemistry and biology, graduating cum laude as bachelor of science. She worked with the Baldwin County Commission to establish the county's first mosquito control project before she and her husband established a 50-acre muscadine vineyard and 100,000 gallon winery in Perdido, Ala. in 1972. She worked in other various occupations in Bay Minette, Atmore, Mobile and Pensacola. She was very active in supporting various arts in the surrounding areas and numerous other civic, cultural and political organizations. An active member in politics, she worked with many local, state and national political campaigns.

A Celebration of Life was held at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 5, at Steadham Memorial Chapel.

Mrs. Eddins is survived by her husband of more than 51 years, James C. Eddins of Perdido; and one brother, James Roman of Huntingdon Station, N.Y.

Mrs. Eddins was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence A. and Anne Roman of Port Jervis, N.Y.


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