Elsa Edwarda Torres age 87 of Clarksville, passed away on Monday April 2, 2018 at Spring Meadows Nursing Home. She was born November 13, 1930 in Cuba, the daughter of the late Sebastian Estrada and Dulce Maria Marrero. Elsa had operated a beauty shop for several years and later became a cosmetology teacher for several years. She was a caring person who loved to cook for others and she was also a bird lover. She is survived by her husband of 56 years Carlos D. Torres; a son Carlos Torres (Tammy) of Clarksville; and a brother Robert Estrada. Elsa is also survived by grandchildren Christopher Salvadore Torres, Yasmina Nicole Batey (Michael) and Victoria Hope Torres and one great grandchild, Michael Chase Batey. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a son Salvadore Torres. The family will have a visitation time on Saturday April 7, 2018 from 5 until 7 P.M. at the Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 335 Franklin Street Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by going to www.gatewayfh.com.