Edith Emma Elias, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was born December 20,1925 in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, she grew up in Brooklyn, New York and moved to Hialeah, Florida in 1959 where she raised her three children— Susan Elias Garrott, David Elias and Dulcie “Cookie” Elias Stevens. Edith, gor Mima as she was known by her family, was a very independent, strong willed, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She cherished her family and they were always her top priority in life. She enjoyed attending her grandchildren's sporting and theater events and was their biggest cheerleader. She was a registered nurse for 40 years and often worked two jobs as a single mom. She loved watching tennis, the Miami Dolphins and the Florida Marlins. Her evening past time was Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. Tacos, pizza and ice cream were her celebration foods. She was famous for sticking her tongue out while posing for photographs. She is survived by her 3 children, 7 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.