Edith Reeves Crain, 101, of Ashland, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in the King's Daughters and Sons Home for Senior Living in Ashland.
She was born April 14, 1913, at Denton, the daughter of the late Frank and Corrilda Holbrook Reeves.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles T. Crain, whom she married in 1952; and a brother, Sherman Reeves.
She attended a one-room schoolhouse at Straight Creek, attended junior high school, going on to become a certified teacher after graduating from Ashland High School and the University of Kentucky in 1932. She was a former teacher at Antioch and Dry Ridge in Carter County in 1941. She was in the Women's U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II, serving in military Intelligence at Arlington, Va., for three years.
Survivors include relatives and her close-knit community at King's Daughters and Sons Home for Senior Living, where she lived since June 2004, including neighbor Bob Felty, staff and fellow residents.
Special thanks to Steve Perry, Bonnie McDavid and Barbara West for all the special care and love they and all the other staff have shown and given.
Funeral services will be at noon today, July 10, 2014, at Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum in Ashland by the Rev. Bob Sweeney. Entombment will be in the mausoleum.
The family will receive friends after 11 a.m. today at the mausoleum.
"When I depart this life, I will have left no stone unturned. I have lived a full life and I say goodbye to this world as I go into the arms of my Heavenly Father."
Miller Funeral Home in Ashland is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to King's Daughters and Sons Home for Senior Living, 1100 Bath Ave., Ashland, KY 41101.
Thursday, July 10th, 2014 11:00am, Miller Funeral Home
Rose Hill Burial Park