Born January 14, 1934, at Lorado, she was a daughter of the late Herbert and Ella Mae Dalton Hoosier. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Andrew Maynard; one son, Tony Curtis Maynard, and three sisters, Dora Mae Burgess, Mary Ellen Grimmette, and Shirley Ann Gibson.
Edith was a homemaker and a member of the Bethel Tabernacle at Lorado for over 25 years. When living with her daughter, she attended the Davin Baptist Church. A Christian for 34 years, she loved going to church wherever she was, tending her flower garden, crocheting and being with family and friends. A friendly person, Edith greeted everyone she met with a smile.
Those left to cherish her memory include one daughter, Gladys (Earl) Pelfrey of Huff Creek; two sons, Andrew (Lisa) Maynard of Stowe and Bobby Gene Maynard of Fairview, Okla.; a daughter-in-law, Tammy Maynard of Accoville; two sisters, Charlotte (Scotty) Gibson of Elgin, Ill., and Janey (Danny) Clark of New Haven; four brothers, Arthur (Jo Ann) Hoosier of Lorado, Claude (Bobby Jo) Hoosier of Lundale and Billy (Marge) Hoosier and Terry Hoosier, both of Staunton, Va.; a special friend, Louvena Davis of Lorado; nine grandchildren, Shawna, Stacie, Jamie, Gina, Sabrina, Peggy, Jason, Brian and Jeremy; 18 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 11, at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home with Rev. Johnny Hatfield and Rev. Earl Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens at Godby.
Pallbearers will be Jason Beaty, Randy Davis, Shane Privett, Edward Hoosier, Brian Beaty, and Jeremy Maynard.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. today and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home of Man.