Edith Ione Lewis

Edith Ione Lewis, 90, of Parkersburg, passed away Monday, July 22, 2013, at the Eagle Pointe Nursing Facility.

She was born Feb. 22, 1923, in Richwood, W.Va., a daughter of the late Bailey and Sarah Alkire Roach.

Edith was a homemaker and was retired from Kmart. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother. She was a former member of the Christ United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her two children, Linda Fury and Diane Mercier (Mike), all of Parkersburg; a sister, Sharon Howerton of North Carolina; and three grandchildren, Charlie Fury of Fairfax, Va., Sarah Mercier of Columbus, Ohio, and Melody Mercier of Parkersburg; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles T. Lewis; son-in-law, Gary Fury; one brother, Lloyd Roach; and three sisters, Freda Young, Juanita Cook and Christine Roach.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 26, at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 400 Green St., Parkersburg, with Pastor Marian Duvall officiating. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

The family wishes to thank The Auguste’s Cottage at Eagle Pointe for their care.

Donations may be made in memory of Edith to the Alzheimer’s Association at Alzheimer’s Association West Virginia Chapter, Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Office, 1218 Market St., Parkersburg, WV 26101.

An online guestbook for condolences is available at www.lamberttatman.com