Edith M. Ealy
Member of North Ten Mile Baptist Church
Edith M. “Edie” Ealy, 88, of Washington, died Saturday, August 31, 2013, in Southmont of Presbyterian SeniorCare, Washington.
She was born February 15, 1925, in Clarksville, a daughter of Joseph Miles and Hellen Williams Yocum.
Mrs. Ealy attended Deemston Grade School and was a 1942 graduate of Rogersville High School.
She worked at Kmart, Woolworth department store and Route 519 truck stop.
Mrs. Ealy was a member of North Ten Mile Baptist Church for more than 50 years, where she taught Sunday school.
She enjoyed baking and square-dancing, as well as gardening, her plants and farm life.
On March 20, 1943, she married Paul Richard Ealy, who is deceased.
Surviving are five children, Barry (Norma) Ealy, Bruce (Linda) Ealy, Diane Williams, Brian Ealy and Gary Ealy; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Deceased, in addition to her husband and parents, are a great-grandson, Alec Strike; son-in-law Tim Williams; brother Charles Yocum; sister Sara Grable; and stepgrandson Dennis Mead.
At the request of the deceased, funeral services will be held privately for family at 10 a.m. Thursday, September 5, with the Rev. Gary Schneider officiating, in Nichol Funeral Home, 1873 East Maiden Street, Washington. Interment will follow in North Ten Mile Church Cemetery. A guest book may be signed at www.nicholfuneralhome.com.