Edie Mae Barry, 65, of Ooltewah, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, surrounded by family after a brave battle with cancer. She was a 1966 graduate of Everett High School in Maryville, Tenn. She earned a BA in Spanish and an MA in ESL from UT Knoxville. She taught ESL for many years and retired in May of 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sanford and Ola Mae Self; and mother-in-law Esther Barry. She is survived by her husband of 41 years, David Barry; sons Greg (Kathy) Barry and Ben Barry; brothers-in-law Doug and Ben Barry; father-in-law John Barry and Julia 'Aunt Liz' Barry; sisters Betty (Hugh) McCall, Phyllis (Marvin) Loveday; brothers Jim (Martha Cross) Self, and John (Susan) Self; numerous nieces and nephews from both sides of the family, and many wonderful and devoted friends.She was a member of Woodland Park Baptist Church, and was a devoted follower of Christ. She had a heart for missions and generously supported many domestic and foreign missionaries. Her family was the most important thing in her life, after her relationship with Jesus Christ, and she showed her devotion to them tirelessly in many different ways. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at The Chattanooga Funeral Home, Valley View Chapel. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday Sept. 24, at the funeral home chapel, with the Rev. Larry Williams officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the George Ayoub Family at Commission To Every Nation, P.O. Box 291307, Kerrville, TX 78029-1307. Edie helped support this missionary family and they were dear to her heart.Please share your thoughts and memories online at www.ChattanoogaValleyViewChapel.comArrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, Valley View Chapel, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37421.