Edith M. Kelley
- Published: July 17, 2008
Edith M. Kelley, formerly of Saint Paris, passed away at 3:50 p.m., on Thursday, July 10, in the Friends Care Center, Yellow Springs. She was 94.
She was born on Jan. 29, 1914, in Rochester, N.H., daughter of the late Albert E. Meader and Eunietta (Scruton) Meader. She married Isaac Kelley shortly before World War II.
Edith was a member of the Newson Missionary Church, St. Paris, and formerly a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, East Hampton, Mass. She enjoyed living in the community of Yellow Springs for several years.
In addition to her parents and husband, Isaac, who preceded her in death on Feb. 7, 1990, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Nancy Roemer; and two sisters.
Edith is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Malcolm and Nancy Kelley of Yellow Springs; one son-in-law, William Roemer of Bloomingdale, N.J.; one brother, Leon Meader of Rochester, N.H.; a half brother, Dwight Meader, also of Rochester, N.H.; and several nieces and nephews.
Edith donated her body to Ohio State University to help others. Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, St. Paris, is serving the family.